Swiss Open Badminton: PV Sindhu, HS Prannoy Enter Semi -Finals

PV Sindhu has advanced to the semi -finals of the Swiss Open.© AFP

Olympic double medalists PV Sindhu and HS Prannoy stormed into the semi-finals of the Swiss Open badminton tournament with straight game wins in the women’s and men’s singles events, respectively, on Friday. While Sindhu, second seed in the tournament, made short work to fifth seed Michelle Li of Canada 21-10 21-19 in 36 minutes, Prannoy beat compatriot and former Commonwealth Games gold medalist Parupalli Kashyap 21-16 21-16 in a quarter -final match that lasted 43 minutes.

Former world champion Sindhu will meet unseeded Supanida Katethong of Thailand in the semi -finals on Saturday.

Prannoy will face the winner of the quarterfinal match between Sameer Verma and third seed Anthony Sinisuka Ginting of Indonesia, in the semi -finals.

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