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PV Sindhu Cruises Into Semi-finals, Kidambi Srikanth Bows Out Of Madrid Spain Masters | Badminton News

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Double Olympic medallist PV Sindhu cruised to the semifinals at the same time as compatriot Kidambi Srikanth crashed out of the Madrid Spain Masters on Friday. Sindhu acquired the higher of world no. 19 Mia Blichfeldt of Denmark 21-14 21-17 to succeed in her first semifinal of the 12 months. Srikanth, however, misplaced to high seed Japanese shuttler Kenta Nishimoto 18-21 15-21 within the males’s singles quarterfinals.

Sindhu, who’s seeded second, has been struggling to search out her toes since getting back from a protracted harm lay off.

The 27-year-old has slipped out of the highest 10 on the earth rankings and till now hadn’t been in a position to cross the second spherical in the previous few tournaments in 2023.

After a sedate begin to the match, the previous world champion utterly dominated the second half of the play to take first recreation comfortably.

Sindhu was, nevertheless, trailing for many a part of the second recreation. But she made a powerful comeback preventing from 6-12 to registering a straight recreation win.

The lone Indian left within the Super 300 event, Sindhu will conflict with the unseeded Yeo Jia Min of Singapore for a spot within the remaining.

Earlier the fifth seeded Srikanth, a former world primary, confirmed flashes of brilliance however the inconsistency, that has plagued him all season, as soon as once more marked the tip of him.

It was Srikanth’s third loss to the Japanese shuttler.

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