Tokyo Olympics 2020: Sindhu's victory has moved India to an inch closer to its second medal in the Olympics
Tokyo Olympics 2021: PV Sindhu has entered the semifinals of Tokyo Olympics after beating Japan's Akane Yamaguchi 21-13, 22-20. Sindhu is now an inch closer to a second Olympic medal for India.
The star Indian shuttler blazed through the first game in less than 25 minutes and won it 21-13. However, the second game went neck to neck for more than 30 minutes. Yamaguchi made the second game hard for Sindhu and she had to make every point count.
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2016 Rio #Olympics 🥈 medalist @Pvsindhu1 beat local favourite 🇯🇵's Akane Yamaguchi 21-13, 22-20 in a thrilling Quarter final contest and enter the semi finals of @Tokyo2020 🔥#SmashfortheGlory#badminton#Tokyo2020#Cheer4India#TeamIndia pic.twitter.com/WYVOgDGXzY
Sindhu on Thursday had defeated Denmark's Mia Blichfeldt in the round of 16 match match for Tokyo Olympics women's individual event. In just 41 minutes Sindhu defeated Blichfeldt 21-15, 21-13 to enter the quarter-finals.