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

India's PV Sindhu stunned world number two Wang Yihan of China by beating her in straight games at Rio Olympics. She will meet world number 6 Nozomi Okuhara in the semifinals.

FP Sports August 17, 2016 12:23:40 IST
Rio Olympics 2016: PV Sindhu stuns world number two, leads India's medal hopes
Rio Olympics 2016 PV Sindhu stuns world number two leads Indias medal hopes

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

Rio Olympics 2016 PV Sindhu stuns world number two leads Indias medal hopes

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

Rio Olympics 2016 PV Sindhu stuns world number two leads Indias medal hopes

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

Rio Olympics 2016 PV Sindhu stuns world number two leads Indias medal hopes

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

Rio Olympics 2016 PV Sindhu stuns world number two leads Indias medal hopes

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

Rio Olympics 2016 PV Sindhu stuns world number two leads Indias medal hopes

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

Rio Olympics 2016 PV Sindhu stuns world number two leads Indias medal hopes

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

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