That’s it! Currently in good form, India’s PV Sindhu through to the women’s singles semifinals after defeating fourth seed Akane Yamaguchi of Japan in straight games. Sindhu won 21-13, 22-20 in a tight contest which lasted 56 minutes.
The 26-year-old Indian, who won a silver in the 2016 Rio Olympics, defended brilliantly and rode on her attack to outclass the fourth seeded Yamaguchi 21-13, 22-20 in a 56-minute quarterfinal clash at the Musashino Forest Plaza here.
She will next face the winner of the other quarterfinal between Thailand’s Ratchanok Inthanon and Chinese Taipei’s Tai Tzu Ying.