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Rio Olympics 2016: PV Sindhu stuns world number two, leads India's medal hopes

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India's PV Sindhu caused a huge upset, stunning World number two Wang Yihan of China in straight games in the women's singles quarterfinals. AP

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PV Sindhu scripted a 22-20, 21-19 victory in 54 minutes over the former World No one, who had beaten bronze-medallist Saina Nehwal at London Olympics. AP

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PV Sindhu became the second Indian badminton player to reach an Olympic semifinal after Saina Nehwal achieved the feat at London Olympics four years ago. AP

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India's PV Sindhu returns a shot to China's Wang Yihan during the Women's Singles Quarterfinal. AP

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Sindhu reacts after she scored a point against Wang Yihan during the Women's Singles Quarterfinal. AP

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India's PV Sindhu greeted by China's Wang Yihan after winning the Women's Singles Quarterfinal. AP

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PV Sindhu will be up against world number six Japanese Nozomi Okuhara in the semi-finals of Women's badminton singles of Rio Olympics. AP


Published Date: Aug 17, 2016 12:23 PM | Updated Date: Aug 17, 2016 12:23 PM

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