World No.1 Tai Tzu-Ying Dominates the Court, Defeats India's PV Sindhu
The first match point converted and it is all smiles for Tai Tzu Ying who finally has a major medal in her career!
NEW DELHI: India's lone hope in badminton PV Sindhu takes on second seed and World No.1 Tai Tzu-Ying in the Badminton Women's Singles Semifinal of Tokyo Olympics today.
Tai Tzu dominated the semifinal and barged into the Badminton Women's Singles final by winning over India's PV Sindhu 21-18, 21-12.
Meanwhile, PV Sindhu will be taking on China's He Bing Jiao in the bronze medal match tomorrow.
Notably, the stage witnessed a mega encounter as Sindhu, who has looked in great touch all tournament, tried to overpower the current World No.1 and storm into the finals and assure India of another medal.
Tai Tzu-Ying recovered better from the strains of a three-game quarterfinal than PV Sindhu, who seemed tense and tight during the women's singles Badminton semifinal in Tokyo 2020.
Meanwhile, Assam Chief Minister wrote, "PV Sindhu - we continue to admire your tenacity and brilliance. You are a star, and shall always be."
The two players have played some pulsating encounters in the past and this one was one of the best as this was from Olympics 2020.
Although the first game will hurt the Indians but time to recover and battle for that bronze.
For Sindhu, the dream of winning the Olympic gold will have to wait but she still has the massive chance to win back-to-back Olympic medals.