Sindhu received towards China’s lower-ranked Yi Man Zhang 21-16, 13-21, 22-20, whereas Prannoy received 25-23, 18-21, 21-13 towards Kenta Nishimoto of Japan. She’s going to now face world quantity 9 Gregoria Mariska Tunjung of Indonesia, who has been in sensational type this season. Not solely that, she had crushed the Indian on the Madrid Open finals in straight video games in April.
Alternatively, Prannoy will likely be up towards Christian Adinata of Indonesia, who’s ranked 57th on the earth. The latter beat Srikanth 16-21, 21-16, 21-11 on Friday. So far as Sindhu’s quarters match is anxious, she confirmed good type within the first sport and had no issue in clinching it. However the Chinese language woman gave the Indian, a run for her cash, because the match went shut. Apparently, Sindhu had misplaced to the identical opponent on the All England Open this yr.
Prannoy and Nishimoto performed a detailed match as nicely. Within the first sport, the Indian in some way edged forward at 25-23. From there on the match went within the third sport, with Prannoy closing it at 21-13.
(With PTI inputs)