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2019 BWF World Championships

BWF World Championship 2019: P V Sindhu stuns World no. 2 Tai Tzu to reach Semi-final

P V Sindhu pulls off a stunner to defeat World no. 2 Chinese Taipei's Tai Tzu Ying in the quarter-finals of the BWF World Championship 2019 on Friday.

BWF World Championship 2019: P V Sindhu stuns World no. 2 Tai Tzu to reach Semi-final
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The Bridge Desk

Updated: 2021-07-30T22:07:44+05:30

India's ace shuttler P V Sindhu pulls off a stunner to defeat World no. 2 Chinese Taipei's Tai Tzu Ying in the quarter-finals of the BWF World Championship 2019 on Friday. The 23-year-old Indian staged a come back to win the tie 12-12, 23-21, 21-19

With this win, Sindhu equals the record of five-medal haul by a woman at the World Championships as she ensures a medal. China's Zhang Ning presently holds this record. This is Sindhu's third consecutive entry into the semi-finals of the tournament.

Despite losing out in the first game Sindhu proved her mettle showing nerves, giving a neck-to-neck fight in the second game and eventually winning it.

In the third game, the Indian came from behind trailing 4-8 and patiently maintained her composure to match the dominating opponent. A close competition ensued from after Sindhu levelled 14-14. The close encounter entailed to 19-19, with the Indian winning the next two points.

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