Swiss Open: PV Sindhu by to semi-finals; Ajay Jayaram, B Sai Praneeth eradicated

Swiss Open: PV Sindhu by to semi-finals; Ajay Jayaram, B Sai Praneeth eradicated

World champion Sindhu took a minute lower than an hour to see off a combating Busanan, seeded fifth, 21-16, 23-21 to arrange a conflict with fourth seed Denmark’s fourth seed Mia Blichfeldt.

Swiss Open: PV Sindhu through to semi-finals; Ajay Jayaram, B Sai Praneeth eliminated

File picture of PV Sindhu. AFP

Basel: Olympic silver medallist PV Sindhu superior to the semi-finals of the Swiss Open Tremendous 300 event with a straight-game win over Thai Busanan Ongbamrungphan nevertheless it turned out to be a dismal day for different Indian shuttlers on Friday.

World champion Sindhu took a minute lower than an hour to see off a combating Busanan, seeded fifth, 21-16, 23-21 to arrange a conflict with fourth seed Denmark’s fourth seed Mia Blichfeldt.

Nonetheless, it was a nasty day in workplace for different Indians in fray as none of them may attain the final 4.

Olympic hopeful B Sai Praneeth, who reached the ultimate within the final version, misplaced 14-21, 17-21 to Malaysia’s Lee Zii Jia in 45 minutes to bow out of the event.

Ajay Jayaram’s marketing campaign ended after a demoralising 9-21. 6-21 loss to eighth-seeded Thai Kunlavut Vitidsarn in one other final eight males’s singles match.

Earlier, Satwiksairaj Rankireddy and Ashwini Ponnappa fought onerous earlier than taking place 17-21, 21-16, 8-21 to fifth seeds Tan Kian Meng and Lai Pei Jing of Malaysia within the quarter-finals of the blended doubles competitors.

World No 10 pair of Satwiksairaj Rankireddy and Chirag Shetty, seeded second, will tackle Ong Yew Sin and Teo Ee Yi of Malaysia later within the day.

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