Tokyo Olympics Badminton: Indian Champion PV Sindhu through to Semi-Finals, defeats Japan’s Akane Yamaguchi 21-13, 22-20

Tokyo Olympics Badminton: Indian Champion PV Sindhu through to Semi-Finals beat Japan's Akane Yamaguchi 21-13, 22-20
Tokyo Olympics Badminton: Indian Champion PV Sindhu through to Semi-Finals beat Japan's Akane Yamaguchi 21-13, 22-20

Tokyo Olympics Badminton – PV Sindhu in Semi-Finals: Indian Champion PV Sindhu has made it to the Semi-finals of Tokyo Olympics. Sindhu saved two set points in the 2nd Game and defeated Japan’s Akane Yamaguchi 21-13, 22-20. Sindhu won the 1st set with ease but the 2nd set was a real thriller. Sindhu will now play either Tai Tzu Ying or Ratchanok Inathon of Thailand in the Last 4 battle – Follow LIVE Updates on InsideSport.co

Tokyo Olympics Badminton – PV Sindhu in Semi-Finals: Sindhu was comfortably placed in the 2nd set with 14-8 lead. But then the Japanese girl made a huge comeback and led 20-18 at one point of a time. The Indian badminton queen once again did not give up and took 4 straight points to pocked the match.

Semi-Finals of the Tokyo Olympics will be played on Saturday.

Tokyo Olympics Badminton: Indian Champion PV Sindhu through to Semi-Finals, defeats Japan’s Akane Yamaguchi 21-13, 22-20

2nd GAME STARTS

  • 2 Set points saved by Sindhu – Game levelled at 20-20
  • 17-18 for Sindhu
  • 16-15 for Yamaguchi now – 54 point rally takes it toll on Sindhu and for the first time in the match Yamaguchi is in the lead.
  • 15-14 – Very long rally & Sindhu loses the point again, this is really getting close
  • 15-12 – its getting little closer for the comfort, sindhu needs to buck up
  • 14-9 for Sindhu – Indian badminton queen just needs one burst of point
  • 13-7 for Sindhu / Yamaguchi comeback looks difficult now, Sindhu running away with it
  • 11-6 it is at the half stage in 2nd Game / Brilliant play by Sindhu here
  • 10-6 for Sindhu
  • 10-5 Nice little spell of easy points for Sindhu – thr is no stopping Sindhu today
  • 5-6 Rallies getting longer, Yamaguchi winning them
  • 6-4 Great down the line by Sindhu
  • 5-4 for Sindhu. Indian takes slender lead
  • 4-3 for Sindhu
  • Sindhu controlling the rallies well, her pace & control over the bird much better than Yamaguchi

Tokyo Olympics Badminton: Indian Champion PV Sindhu through to Semi-Finals, defeats Japan’s Akane Yamaguchi 21-13, 22-20

PV Sindhu vs Akane Yamaguchi Quarterfinal Game 1 – Sindhu wins 1st 21-13

@2:12 PM: Sindhu answers back and takes 2 b2b points, 16-11

@2:05 PM: Sindhu vs Yamaguchi LIVE: PV Sindhu leads 11-7 vs Yamaguchi  in 1st Game

@1:57 PM: Sindhu vs Yamaguchi LIVE: Yamaguchi leads 5-3 vs PV Sindhu in 1st Game

@1:56 PM: Yamaguchi goes 4-2 up

@1:54 PM: Match is underway. A beautiful rally to start, Yamaguchi takes the first point

@1:52 PM: FINALLY! The delay is over, players are on the court and have started to warm up.

@1:45 PM: The match delay has been extended by 30 minutes. The medal ceremony for the mixed doubles got over a while ago.

@1:35 PM: It looks like we will have to wait for some more time before the shuttles begin their quarterfinals match to play either Ratchanok Intanon or Tai Tzu Ying clash

@1:30 PM:

Referees/Judges
Function Name
Umpire

PHILIPPINES

FUNDAL Ma. Janelyn
Service Judge

VIETNAM

NGUYEN Anh

 

@1:20 PM: Slight delay in the start after that three-game mixed doubles final. Court being prepared for another round of high octane clash.

@1:18 PM: The stage is set for the quarterfinals, the players will be walking in any second now. Follow for live updates

@1:13 PM: Second seeds Wang Yi Lyu and Huang Dong Ping defeated top seeds Zheng Si Wei and Huang Ya Qiong in the all-Chinese final in three games (21-17, 17-21, 21-19) to win the gold medal.

@1:12 PM: The winner of PV Sindhu vs Akane Yamaguchi will face the winner of the Ratchanok Intanon vs Tai Tzu Ying clash.

@1:10 PM: We are just 5 minutes away from the cracking match!

@1:05PM: Sindhu vs Yamaguchi LIVE: It will also be a battle of the two Korean coaches as PV Sindhu’s coach Park Tae Sang will be against Akane Yamaguchi’s coach Park Joo-bong.

@12:55PM: Sindhu vs Yamaguchi LIVE: Have a look at PV Sindhu’s last match performance as the shuttler gets ready for her quarterfinals match. Follow live updates:

@12:20PM: Sindhu vs Yamaguchi LIVE: Sindhu has declared that ‘she is very confident to win match vs Yamaguchi & will focus on every point’

@12:00PM: Sindhu vs Yamaguchi LIVE – Head to Head: Overall PV Sindhu leads Akane Yamaguchi 11-7 – But check some of these interesting facts:

  • In the last meeting @ All England badminton – Sindhu defeated Yamaguchi in very tough 3 sets
  • But before that since 2018 to 2021 March – Sindhu has never won again the Japanese

When will PV Sindhu vs Yamaguchi Quarterfinal Match will be Started? – Date
PV Sindhu vs Yamaguchi Quarterfinal match will start on July 30

What Time PV Sindhu vs Yamaguchi Quarterfinal match Will begin? Time
PV Sindhu vs Yamaguchi Quarterfinal match Will begin at 1:15 PM IST

What are the venues for PV Sindhu vs Yamaguchi Quarterfinal match ? – Venue
PV Sindhu vs Yamaguchi Quarterfinal match will be played at Tokyo japan

How do I watch live streaming of the PV Sindhu vs Yamaguchi Quarterfinal match?

The match between Sindhu and Yamaguchi will decide the Semi-Finalist of Olympics. The match will be played @ 1:15 PM on Friday

Where will be Sindhu vs Yamaguchi match LIVE Streamed, Live Broadcasted & Live Updates can be followed

PV Sindhu Quarterfinal LIVE – The match will be LIVE Streamed on SonyLIV & Live broadcasted on Sony Sports Network. The live updates for the match can be followed on InsideSport.co

Women Singles Quarterfinals LINE Up at Tokyo Olympics
QF 1 – Chen Yufei (China) vs An Sen YOUNG (Korea)
QF-2 – Okahura (Japan) vs He Bing Jiao (China)
QF-3 – PV Sindhu (India) vs Akane Yamaguchi (Japan)
QF-4 – Ratchanok Intanon (Thailand) vs Tai Tzu Ying (Chinese Taipei)

Tokyo Olympics Badminton: Indian Champion PV Sindhu through to Semi-Finals, defeats Japan’s Akane Yamaguchi 21-13, 22-20

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