PV Sindhu, the reigning world champion and two-time Olympic medallist, went down to Korean 19-year-old An Seyoung 16-21, 12-21 in the 39-minute lop-sided clash. She will be in action at World Championships next.
Catch the highlights of the BWF World Tour Finals 2021 match between India's PV Sindhu and Korea's Au Seyoung in Bali, Indonesia. This was Sindhu's third final in this year-ending event.
PV Sindhu has been in fine form after picking up a bronze in the Tokyo Olympics. She had reached the semifinals in her last three events - French Open, Indonesia Masters and Indonesia Open - before coming into the BWF World Tour Finals.
Kidambi Srikanth, the former world no. 1, was no match for Lee Zii Jia, the reigning All England champion, going down 19-21 14-21 in 37 minutes to end his BWF World Tour Finals campaign.
PV Sindhu, the reigning world champion, will take on top seed Pornpawee Chochuwong of Thailand in her last group match. But Kidambi Srikanth jeopardised his chances of making it to the knockout stage.
Satwiksairaj Rankireddy was carrying knee pain for a couple of weeks. With the World Championships later this month, the men's doubles pair of Satwik and Chirag Shetty decided to have some rest before the mega event.
While PV Sindhu defeated Denmark’s Line Christophersen 21-14, 21-16, Kidambi Srikanth got better of Toma Junior Popov 21-14, 21-16 in the men's singles match of Badminton World Tour Finals.
PV Sindhu's wait for first BWF title in 2021 continues. PV Sindhu lost to World No.8 Ratchanok Intanon of Thailand 21-15, 9-21, 14-21 in the semifinals of the Indonesia Open Super 1000 badminton tournament.
PV Sindhu, seeded third, came from a game down to defeat Sim Yujin 14-21, 21-19, 21-14 in the women’s singles quarterfinal in an Indonesia Open tie in Bali lasting an hour and six minutes.
Two-time Olympic medallist PV Sindhu hardly broke a sweat in the Indonesia Open 2021 Round 2 clash against Germany's Yvonne Li. She will face South Korea's Sim Yujin in quarterfinals.
Lakshya Sen is currently ranked fifth in the BWF World Tour rankings. The official list of players qualified for the badminton World Tour Final will be announced after the conclusion of the ongoing Indonesia Open Super 1000 event.
Playing for the first time against Yvonne Li, India's PV Sindhu hardly broke any sweat against the German, winning the pre-quarterfinal clash 21-12, 21-18 at the Indonesia Open badminton tournament.
India's PV Sindhu defeated Japanese Aya Ohori 17-21, 21-17, 21-17 in the Indonesia Open first-round encounter. The win also improved her record against Ohori 11-0.
Tokyo 2020 women's singles bronze medallist PV Sindhu is looking for her first victory after the Olympics. Watch live streaming of Indonesia Open badminton in Bali.
Just days after their semifinal defeats at Indonesia Masters, the two top Indian shuttlers will compete in the World Tour Super 1000 event.
Both PV Sindhu and Kidambi Srikanth suffered straight-game defeats to Akane Yamaguchi of Japan and Anders Antonsen of Denmark in the semi-finals of Indonesia Masters badminton.
PV Sindhu and Kidambi Srikanth eye final spots at the Indonesia Masters badminton tournament. Check match and telecast details of their respective semi-finals.
While PV Sindhu scripted a convincing 21-13 21-10 win over Turkey's Neslihan Yigit, Kidambi Srikanth made short work of compatriot HS Prannoy 21-7 21-18.
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