SINDHU EN­TERS HONG KONG FI­NAL

The Sunday Guardian - - The Big Story -

In­dian pre­mier shut­tler P.V. Sindhu de­feated for­mer world cham­pion Ratchanok In­tanon to reach the fi­nal of Hong Kong Open Su­per­series here on Satur­day. Sec­ond seed Sindhu reg­is­tered a 21-17, 21-17 win in 43 min­utes over the Thai sixth seed at the Hong Kong Coli­seum. In the fi­nal on Sun­day, Sindhu will be up against top seed Tai Tzu Ying, who moved past south Korean third seed Sung ji Hyun 21-9, 18-21, 21-7 in 52 min­utes. It will be a re­peat of 2016 edi­tion’s fi­nal which saw Sindhu los­ing to Chi­nese Taipei’s top-ranked shut­tler Tai 15-21, 17-21.

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