BWF World Superseries Finals: PV Sindhu Crashes Out in Semifinals

Updated: 17 December 2016 21:10 IST

Playing against the in-form Sung Ji-Hyun, PV Sindhu lost in a closely-fought three-game encounter, 15-21, 21-18, 15-21

BWF World Superseries Finals: PV Sindhu Crashes Out in Semifinals
PV Sindhu went down in a closely-fought match to Sung Ji-Hyun. © AFP

PV Sindhu bowed out of the BWF World Superseries Finals in Dubai on Saturday, after losing to South Korea's Sung Ji-Hyun in the semifinals.

Playing against the in-form Ji-Hyun, Sindhu lost in a closely-fought three-game encounter, 15-21, 21-18, 15-21.

After building up a comfortable lead in the first game, Ji-Hyun managed to close out the first game at 21-15.

The second game was a tighter affair, with both players fighting tooth-and-nail for every point. Sindhu raced ahead of Ji-Hyun in the late stages of the game to win it 21-18.

In the third game, the South Korean started strongly and raced into an 11-6 lead early on. Despite some resistance from Sindhu, she closed out the game at 21-15 to book her place in the final of the tournament.

Topics : Badminton Pusarla Venkata Sindhu
Highlights
  • PV Sindhu has crashed out of the BWF World Superseries Finals
  • Sindhu lost to South Korea's Sung Ji-Hyun in the semifinals
  • The South Korean won 21-15, 18-21, 21-15
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