PV Sindhu won the first game against China's He Bing Jiao in the women's singles bronze medal match 21-13 to take 1-0 lead. On Saturday, Sindhu was up against the world number one Tai Tzu of Chinese Taipei in the semi-final match which she lost 18-21, 12-21 on Saturday.
The Indian expert shuttler is in with a chance to become the first Indian woman to win two individual Olympic medals. The only Indian to win two individual medals at the Olympics is wrestler Sushil Kumar.
He won the bronze medal in the 2008 Games in Beijing and went one step better in London Games to win the silver medal, becoming the country's only individual two-time Olympic medallist.