Chinese Taipei shuttler Tai Tzu Ying was defeated by PV Sindhu 12-21, 23-21, 21-19 to enter the semi-finals at the BWF World Champions. PV Sindhu will fight against Mia Blichfeldt or Chen Yufei in the women’s singles semi-finals who play each other in the quarterfinals later in the day.

 PV Sindhu will face either Mia Blichfeldt or Chen Yufei in the women’s singles semi-finals who play each other in the quarterfinals later in the day. After reaching the semi-finals with a come-from-behind win over Asian Games gold medallist Tai Tzu Ying, Sindhu assured herself of a fifth medal at the BWF World Champions.

On Friday, Sai Praneeth defeated Indonesia’s Jonatan Christie in straight games to book his place in the semi-final of the world championships. Sindhu edged world no 1 Tzu Ying in a pulsating quarterfinals contest.

The Olympic silver medallist will take on the winner of the match between China’s Chen Yu Fei and Denmark’s Mia Blichfeldt in the semifinal on Saturday. 

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