PV Sindhu vs Akane Yamaguchi Live, All England Championships Semis


All England Badminton Championships Live: PV Sindhu face Akane Yamaguchi in semi-finals. © AFP


PV Sindhu squares off against Japan’s Akane Yamaguchi in the semi-finals of All England Badminton Championships. Sindhu produced a brilliant performance to eke out a thrilling three-game victory over 2016 champion Nozomi Okuhara of Japan to progress to her maiden semifinal on Friday. In head to head encounters, Sindhu has has won 6 out of the 9 previous matches. Olympic silver medallist shuttler Sindhu produced a brilliant performance to eke out a thrilling three-game victory over 2016 champion Nozomi Okuhara of Japan to progress to her maiden semifinal. The quarterfinal clash lived up to its billing as Sindhu and Okuhara strained every sinew to dish out yet another nail-biting contest at the Arena Birmingham. It boiled down to finding the right balance of aggression and patience and Sindhu ensured that she had the last laugh as she outwitted Okuhara 20-22, 21-18, 21-18 in a battle that lasted an hour and 24 minutes.

Live Updates of the All England Championships semi-final between PV Sindhu and Akane Yamaguchi from Birmingham

22:00 IST: The Rio Olympics medallist Sindhu defeated Nozomi Okuhara of Japan to enter the semi-finals of the All England Championships.

21:50 IST: Hello and welcome to the Live coverage from the All England Championships semi-final between PV Sindhu and Akane Yamaguchi.

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