Sindhu in Badminton Asia Championships semis
Sindhu won her quarterfinal match to proceed to the w red bottoms omen’s singles semi finals of the $200,000 Badminton Asia Championships at the Gimcheon Indoor Stadium here Friday.
The World Championship bronze medallist lost the first game 14 21 but came back strongly to win the next two games 21 13, 21 10 in 58 minutes against Thai Ongbumrungpan Busanan. With the win, the Hyderabadi has taken an unbeaten 3 0 lead in career meetings over the Thai girl.
The Indian faces a tough l red bottoms ast four clash against Chinese World No.2 Shixian Wang. Though Sindhu has a 3 1 lead against the reigning All England champion, significantly Shixian beat Sindhu on her way to clinching the In red bottoms dia Open Super Series title last month.
Ashwini Ponnappa and Jwala Gutta will play their women’s doubles quarter final later in the d red bottoms ay against Malaysian pair Anscelly Amelia Alicia and Soong Fie Cho. IANS