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Asian Games 2018: PV Sindhu, Saina Nehwal bag two medals for India, enter semis

Saina Nehwal and PV Sindhu on Sunday secured two medals for India in the women's singles badminton quarterfinals at the 2018 Asian Games on Sunday to enter the semi-finals.

NMF News Bureau | Updated: 26 Aug 2018, 15:59:46
PV Sindhu and Saina Nehwal PV Sindhu and Saina Nehwal

New Delhi: Saina Nehwal and PV Sindhu on Sunday secured two medals for India in the women's singles badminton quarterfinals at the 2018 Asian Games on Sunday to enter the semi-finals.

Saina Nehwal outclassed Ratchanok Intanon 21-18, 21-16, while PV Sindhu defeated Nitchaon Jindapo 21-18, 21-16  on Day 8.

Saina will face World No 1 Tai Tzu Ying in the semifinals, while Sindhu will take on the winner between Chen Yufei and Akane Yamaguchi in the semifinals.

Olympic and World Championship silver medallist Sindhu beat Indonesia's world number 22 Gregoria Mariska Tunjung 21-12, 21-15 in the pre-quarters on Saturday, while Commonwealth Games gold medallist Saina thrashed another local girl Fitriani Fitriani, ranked 40th, 21-6, 21-14.


First Published: 26 Aug 2018, 15:59:46

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