Today was a very important day for India in Tokyo Olympics, in fact, today in Tokyo, two of India’s star players PV Sindhu and boxer Pooja Rani were playing for the medal, in which boxer Pooja Rani missed the medal and her Olympic journey ended. On the other hand, India’s badminton star PV Sindhu also lost in the semi-finals of badminton singles at the Tokyo Olympics.
Chinese Taipei player Tai Tzu Ying defeated her in straight games. Sindhu lost the first game 18-21. In the second game, Tai Tzu put pressure on PV Sindhu to easily win the second game 21-12 to seal her place in the final.
At the start of the match, PV Sindhu had a slow pace in which Tai Tzu Ying took an 8-4 lead at one point in the first game but after that Sindhu made a spectacular comeback to lead 11-8 but in the end, the Chinese player took her drop. Showing amazing shots, won the first game 21-18.
Chinese players Tai Tzu, PV Sindhu had the biggest challenge
Let us tell you that the world’s number one player Tai Tzu was considered to be the biggest challenger of PV Sindhu. Because before this match she had defeated Sindhu in 13 matches when she has lost only in 7. At the same time, PV Sindhu had also lost to Tai Tzu in three matches, although Sindhu has managed to defeat the Taiwanese shuttler in major tournaments like the 2016 Rio Olympics, 2019 World Championship, and 2018 World Tour Finals.
PV Sindhu’s first defeat in Tokyo Olympics
Let us tell you that before the semi-final match, PV Sindhu had not lost even a game in the entire Tokyo Olympics. PV Sindhu had defeated Ksenia of Israel 21-7, 21-10 in the first match. In the second match, Sindhu won 21-9, 21-16. She won 21-15, 21-13 in the pre-quarterfinals. In the quarterfinals, she won 21-13, 22-20, but in the semi-finals, PV Sindhu could not beat the Chinese player.
Still have a chance for a medal
Let us tell you that PV Sindhu still has a chance to win the medal, she will clash with each other for the bronze medal with the player who lost the second semi-final.