Thailand Open: PV Sindhu bowed out after shedding semifinals© BAI
Star India shuttler PV Sindhu made an exit from Thailand Open after taking place in straight video games to Olympic champion Chen Yu Fei within the semifinals on Saturday. Sindhu, a two-time Olympic medallist, misplaced 17-21 16-21 to 3rd seeded Chen in 43 minutes to finish a formidable run within the Super 500 event. Sindhu, seeded sixth, loved a 6-4 head-to-head rely coming into the match however she was not at her typical self towards the Chinese, who dished out an aggressive badminton to come back up trumps towards the Indian.
The 26-year-old from Hyderabad had misplaced to Chen the final time they confronted off on the 2019 BWF World Tour Finals.
After an preliminary 3-3 battle, Sindhu was lagging 7-11 on the interval within the first sport.
Things did not change a lot as Chen continued to dominate the rallies and ultimately held 5 sport factors.
Sinhu saved two earlier than handing the opening sport to her Chinese rival.
The world quantity 7 Indian produced a greater present within the second sport, main 6-3 earlier than transferring into the break with a slim two-point cushion.
But the Chinese world quantity 4 quickly tightened her sport and turned the tables, transferring to a 15-12 benefit. Sindhu could not cease the run of the play as Chen ultimately grabbed 4 match factors and transformed it comfortably.
Sindhu, who has gained two Super 300 titles this season on the Syed Modi International and Swiss Open, will subsequent compete on the Indonesia Masters Super 500 scheduled to be held in Jakartka from June 7 to 12.
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