PV Sindhu’s Stands out to Secure a Historic Medal at the Badminton Asia Team Championships

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PV Sindhu led the charge as the Indian women’s team triumphed over Hong Kong with a resounding 3-0 victory in the quarter-final match held on Friday in Selangor. This win guarantees the Indian women’s team its first-ever medal in the Badminton Asia Team Championships.

PV Sindhu secured an early advantage for India in the quarter-final. The Indian women’s team is guaranteed its first-ever medal at the Badminton Asia Team Championships. India achieved a flawless 3-0 victory over Hong Kong in the quarter-final and is set to encounter either China or Japan in the semi-finals.

The India women’s team continued their remarkable journey in the Badminton Asia Team Championships in Selangor, Malaysia. Following a stunning victory over top seeds China in the group stage, India secured a commanding 3-0 win against Hong Kong in the quarter-final. This dominant performance ensured India’s women’s team of clinching their first-ever medal in this esteemed continental team tournament.

Double Olympic medallist PV Sindhu made a remarkable comeback to competitive action, playing a pivotal role in India’s triumph over China earlier in the week. In the quarter-final match against Hong Kong on Friday, Sindhu battled fiercely against the lower-ranked Lo Sin Yan Happy. Despite the challenge, Sindhu emerged victorious after a gruelling 52 minutes, defeating the World No. 77 with a score of 21-7, 16-21, 21-12.

Meanwhile, Tanisha Crasto and Ashwini Ponnappa secured their first doubles match victory in straight games, extending India’s lead to 2-0. With Ashmita Chaliha comfortably sealing a straight-game victory over Sum Yee Yeung in just 37 minutes, India didn’t require the last two matches of the quarter-final tie.

India is likely to face China once more, this time in the semi-finals. PV Sindhu’s team will confront the victor of another quarter-final clash between China and Japan.

Earlier in the week, India delivered an astonishing performance, stunning top-seeded China with a thrilling 3-2 victory in a Group Y match. Notably, 16-year-old Anmol Kharb achieved the most significant win of her career by clinching the decisive singles match for India.

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