French Open: PV Sindhu Falls Out

French Open: PV Sindhu Falls Out to Tai Tzu Ying in a 3-set thriller to drop out in the quarter-final stage of the French Open on Friday.

Sindhu lost to the world number one from Taiwan 21-16, 24-26, 21-17 in 1 hour and 15-minute clash.

Also Read: French Open: Saina Nehwal enters quarter-finals

French Open: PV Sindhu Falls Out, This the 10th time Sindhu has gone down to Tai Tzu overall having beaten her on six occasions, with the latest being in the quarters of the BWF World Championships.

Saina Nehwal’s campaign too came to an end earlier in the day at the French Open, after she was beaten in the quarter-final by South Korean teenager An Se Young.

The 29-year-old Indian, who had claimed the Indonesia Masters in January this year, lost 20-22 21-23 to world no 16 Young after a 49-minute thrilling contest.

However, India’s men’s doubles pair of Satwiksairaj Rankireddy and Chirag Shetty reached the semifinals with a 21-13, 22-20 win over world No. 8 Danish pair of Kim Astrup and Anders Rasmussen. This is the second time on the trot that the couple has reached the semifinal of the Super 750 tournament.

Satwik and Chirag will take on the Japanese fifth seeds Hiroyuki Endo and Yuta Watanabe in the semis on Saturday.


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