CWG: Sindhu reaches in women singles SF

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Birmingham, Aug 6 : Former world champion PV Sindhu stormed into the women’s singles semifinals at the Commonwealth Games 2022 after beating Malaysia’s No. 1 Goh Jin Wei in the quarterfinals on Saturday.

Sindhu defeated Goh 19-21, 21-14, 21-18 at the National Exhibition Centre for her second win over the Malaysian at CWG 2022.

She had beaten the Youth Olympic Games champion 22-20, 21-17 in India’s mixed team final earlier in the week.

This will be Sindhu’s third straight semifinals at the Commonwealth Games. She has won a bronze and a silver in 2014 and 2018 editions, respectively.

She will take on the fourth seed Yeo Jia Min fo Singapore for a place in the final.

Aakarshi Kashyao, however, boed out after losing 10-21, 7-21 to Scotland’s Kristy Gilmour in the quarterfinals.


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