Tokyo Olympics 2020: Very heartbreaking! shuttler PV Sindhu lost to Tai Tzu Ying Tzu-Ying with 21-18, 21-12 in the semifinal. Having defeated Akane Yamaguchi in the quarterfinals. The match has been played at Court 1 of the Musashino Forest Sport Plaza.
The number two seed Tzu-Ying continued from where she left off in the first game and despite Sindhu throwing her best shots, it was not enough and the Indian shuttler lost the semi-final clash in straight games. The entire match lasted for 40 minutes.
On Friday, Sindhu had stormed into the semi-finals of the women's singles event after defeating Japan's number four seed Akane Yamaguchi in the quarterfinals.
Sindhu defeated Yamaguchi 21-13, 22-20. The quarterfinal clash between Sindhu and Yamaguchi had lasted for 56 minutes.