You are here: Home » News-ANI » Sports
Business Standard

Indonesia Masters: Saina defeats Sindhu to reach semis


ANI  |  Jakarta [Indonesia] 

Rio Olympics bronze medallist Saina Nehwal advanced into the semi-finals of the Indonesia Masters after registering a straight game victory over P.V. Sindhu in an all-Indian quarter-final on Friday.

Nehwal defeated second-seeded Sindhu 21-13, 21-19 in a match that lasted for 37 minutes.

It was the third international face-off between the two Indian ace shuttlers.

Former world No. 1 Nehwal will next face fourth seeded Ratchanok Intanon of Thailand against whom she has an 8-5 head-to-head record.

(This story has not been edited by Business Standard staff and is auto-generated from a syndicated feed.)

Dear Reader,

Business Standard has always strived hard to provide up-to-date information and commentary on developments that are of interest to you and have wider political and economic implications for the country and the world. Your encouragement and constant feedback on how to improve our offering have only made our resolve and commitment to these ideals stronger. Even during these difficult times arising out of Covid-19, we continue to remain committed to keeping you informed and updated with credible news, authoritative views and incisive commentary on topical issues of relevance.
We, however, have a request.

As we battle the economic impact of the pandemic, we need your support even more, so that we can continue to offer you more quality content. Our subscription model has seen an encouraging response from many of you, who have subscribed to our online content. More subscription to our online content can only help us achieve the goals of offering you even better and more relevant content. We believe in free, fair and credible journalism. Your support through more subscriptions can help us practise the journalism to which we are committed.

Support quality journalism and subscribe to Business Standard.

Digital Editor

First Published: Fri, January 26 2018. 18:05 IST