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Holders China defeated hosts Thailand by a 3-0 scoreline in the other semi-finals of the Uber Cup.
Badminton Asia Championships: PV Sindhu, Chirag-Satwik enter quarters; Saina Nehwal loses in second round
PV Sindhu will next face third seed Chinese He Bing Jiao in the quarter-finals of the Badminton Asian Championships.
Kento Momota, World No 2, suffered a shock 17-21, 21-17, 21-7 defeat at the hands of the 52nd ranked Indonesian shuttler.
BWF World Tour Finals: Sindhu beats Yamaguchi in thriller to enter final; Axelsen knocks Sen out in semis
It will be Sindhu's third final appearance in the season-ending tournament. She had won the title in 2018 to become the only Indian to achieve the feat.
Meanwhile, the men's team, which is already through to the quarter-finals, suffered a 1-4 defeat in their last group match, setting them up against Denmark in the last-eight stage
On Friday, the breathtaking brutality of Sindhu’s racquet was too much for Akane Yamaguchi to handle.
Tokyo Olympics 2020: Lovlina Borgohain assures India of second medal; PV Sindhu beats Akane Yamaguchi to enter semis
Borgohain, all of 23 and already two-time world championship medallist, took a big step in making her own space in the Indian women's boxing's landscape, which has been largely dominated by Mary Kom.
Tokyo Olympics 2020: 'PV Sindhu is a national treasure', Twitterati praises shuttler after she moves into semis
Here's how Twitterati reacted to PV Sindhu's sensational win in the women's singles quarter-final over Akane Yamaguchi.
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.
Tokyo Olympics 2020: Tough knock-out challenge awaits PV Sindhu; difficult draw for Sai Praneeth, Satwik-Chirag
PV Sindhu has been drawn into an easier looking group but on her way to the final, she could face Akane Yamaguchi and Tai Tzu Ying.
Tokyo Olympics 2020: PV Sindhu among top contenders for gold in absence of Carolina Marin, says Vimal Kumar
Sindhu had to settle for a silver five years back at the Rio Games after going down against Marin.
In the absence of reigning champion Carolina Marin, who will be PV Sindhu's biggest challengers? From Nozomi Okuhara to Tai Tzu Ying, here's a technical analysis of reigning women badminton stalwarts vis-a-vis Sindhu.
All England Open 2021: Lee Zii Jia could prove worthy successor to Lee Chong Wei; Japanese armada scores big
Lee Zii Jia won the All England title at the expense of the two top-notchers - Viktor Axelsen and Kento Momota - who have been at the forefront of the sport for the past three years
All England Open 2021: Poor recovery protocols to be blamed for PV Sindhu's semi-final loss, say experts
Short-interval recovery training and quick sessions in a cryogenic chamber are some of the remedies experts suggest for PV Sindhu to maintain her intensity and cope up with the unforgiving schedule.
All England Open 2021: PV Sindhu’s never-say-die spirit lands her quarter-final win over Akane Yamaguchi
Sindhu rallied from a one-game deficit to pip Yamaguchi by a 16-21, 21-16, 21-19 scoreline, barging into the semi-finals of the All England Open.
Highlights, All England Open semi-finals, PV Sindhu vs Pornpawee Chochuwong: Chochuwong eases past Sindhu 21-17, 21-9
Follow all the latest updates and the LIVE score from PV Sindhu's match against Pornpawee Chochuwong in the All England Open semi-finals.
All England Open 2021: Returning Japanese, Axelsen's dominance in focus as action returns to Birmingham
The projected return of the Japanese armada, combined with the withdrawal of the South Korean and Chinese Taipei squads, and the continued absence of the Chinese contingent due to the grim COVID-19 situation at home, form the major points of discussion as the All England Badminton Championships kick-off at the Arena Birmingham from Wednesday, 17 March.
Badminton Asia Team Championships 2020: Indian men given another chance for Olympics qualification, women opt out after coronavirus scare
The India men’s squad comprising of World Championships bronze medallist B Sai Praneeth, and Kidambi Srikanth, HS Prannoy, Subhankar Dey, Lakshya Sen, Satwiksairaj Rankireddy, Chirag Shetty, Dhruv Kapila and MR Arjun have landed in Manila
Badminton in 2019, Part 2: PV Sindhu’s World Championship triumph sole redeeming feature of forgettable year for India
Sindhu ended 2019 at the sixth spot in the Badminton World Federation rankings, with 72,914 points from participation in 18 World Tour tournaments, with her sole title coming at the World Championships
BWF World Tour Finals 2019: After disappointing end to season, PV Sindhu must aim to rebuild competitive edge and aggressive play
PV Sindhu won the historic World Championships gold in 2019 but had a below average season over all and that raises a lot of questions which the shuttler must look to answer ahead of next season.