The 18-year-old made heads turn when she took a game off world No.13 Busanan Ongbamrungphan during India's clash with Thailand in the Uber Cup Final recently.
PV Sindhu continued her impressive run at the French Open badminton tournament by sailing into the women's singles semi-finals with a straight-game win over Thailand's Busanan Ongbamrungphan
Sindhu won after a struggle against Busanan Ongbamrungphan 21-16, 12-21, 21-15 in 67 minutes in her last 16 match.
The draw has opened up for Lee, who will face Mark Clajouw of the Netherlands in the semi-finals.
Thailand Open Super 1000: Sameer Verma stuns Lee Zii Jia in opening round; PV Sindhu, Kidambi Srikanth also win
The win took Sindhu's head-to-head count against Busanan to 11-1. The only time the Indian lost to the Thai player was at the Hong Kong Open in 2019.
Thailand Open: Saina Nehwal, Chirag Shetty-Satwiksairaj Rankireddy eliminated, Kidambi Srikanth pulls out injured
In a battle of attrition, Saina managed to grab the opening game but ran out of steam in the end, losing 23-21, 14-21, 16-21 in a match that clocked 68 minutes. It was Saina's fourth straight loss to the world number 12 Busanan.
Thailand Open 2021: ‘Withdrawn’, ‘COVID-positive’ Saina Nehwal reinstated; to play first round match on Wednesday evening
After testing positive for COVID-19, Saina Nehwal was told that she, along with husband Parupalli Kashyap and HS Prannoy, would be moved immediately to a hospital, only for her to test negative hours later.
Tokyo Olympics 2020: Indonesian coach Agus Dwi Santoso to assist India singles badminton players for mega event
Santoso comes in after the unceremonious exit of South Korea's Kim Ji Hyun, who left abruptly last September after guiding Sindhu to an unprecedented World Championships gold medal.
Barcelona Spain Masters: Saina Nehwal eliminated in straight-game defeat against Busanan Ongbamrungphan; Ajay Jayaram into quarters
Saina, seeded fifth here, lost 20-22, 19-21 against her third-seeded opponent in a women's singles contest that lasted exactly 45 minutes
Barcelona Spain Masters: Saina Nehwal, Sameer Verma qualify for quarter-finals; Kidambi Srikanth eliminated by Ajay Jayaram
Saina, who is facing a race against time to qualify for her fourth Olympics, brushed aside Maria 21-10, 21-19 in the second round to set up a last-eight clash with Thailand's third seed Busanan Ongbamrungphan, who has beaten the Indian twice in the last two encounters
Barcelona Masters 2020: Saina Nehwal, Kidambi Srikanth look to keep Olympic hopes alive with good showing in Super 300 tournament
London bronze medallist Saina, who is looking to make her fourth Olympics, will begin her campaign here against Germany's Yvonne Li
Hong Kong Open: Kidambi Srikanth beats countryman Sourabh Verma to enter quarter-finals; HS Prannoy, PV Sindhu ousted
Former world No 1 Srikanth, who slipped to the 13th spot in the latest BWF rankings this week, notched up a 21-11 15-21 21-19 win over compatriot Sourabh Verma in the men's singles second round.
Hong Kong Open: PV Sindhu, HS Prannoy win opening-round matches in straight games; Saina Nehwal, Sameer Verma ousted
Sixth seed Sindhu took 36 minutes to see off World No 19 Kim Ga Eun of Korea 21-15, 21-16 to progress to the second round where she will face Thailand's Busanan Ongbamrungphan
BWF China Open 2019: PV Sindhu, Sai Praneeth and Parupalli Kashyap enter second round; Saina Nehwal crashes out
Sindhu produced another strong performance to get the better of the currently 20th-ranked Chinese, who entered the match with a 3-3 record against the Indian.
BWF China Open 2019: Saina Nehwal ousted by Busanan Ongbamrungphan after straight games defeat in Round 1
London Olympic bronze medallist Saina Nehwal lost 10-21, 17-21 at the hands of the World No 19 Busanan Ongbamrungphan in a match that lasted for 45 minutes.
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Fuzhou China Open: India's PV Sindhu, Kidambi Srikanth register contrasting victories to enter quarter-finals
Former champions PV Sindhu and Kidambi Srikanth recorded contrasting victories to advance to the quarter-finals of the China Open World Tour Super 750 on Thursday.
China Open 2018: PV Sindhu, Kidambi Srikanth through to quarter-finals with hard-fought wins; doubles teams crash out
Third seed Sindhu bounced back after losing a close first game to record a 21-23 21-13 21-18 win in her second round women's singles match.
Indonesia Open 2018: PV Sindhu beats Aya Ohori to book quarter-final berth; HS Prannoy advances to last eight
Olympic silver medallist PV Sindhu celebrated her 23rd birthday with a straight-game win over Japan's Aya Ohori, while HS Prannoy eked out a three-game victory over Wang Tzu Wei of Chinese Taipei to enter the quarterfinals of the $1,250,000 Indonesia Open in Jakarta on Thursday.
Thomas and Uber Cup: Thailand women stun China to storm into final; Japan beat Denmark to reach title clash
The women's win captured the attention of the crowd and sets up an unlikely showdown between underdog Thailand and Japan after the top seed defeated Korea.