Badminton Asia Championship 2022: Draws, Schedule, Sindhu vs Yamugachi Semifinals starts at 11:30 AM: Follow LIVE Updates

Badminton Asia Championship 2022 – Badminton Asia Championship LIVE: Yamugachi DEFEATS Sindhu: Top seed Akane Yamaguchi proved too good for Indian ace…

Badminton Asia Championship 2022 – Badminton Asia Championship LIVE: Yamugachi DEFEATS Sindhu: Top seed Akane Yamaguchi proved too good for Indian ace shuttler PV Sindhu in the semifinals. She came from behind to win the next two sets and enter the finals. With the result, Sindhu & India’s hopes of a gold medal come to an end. However, she will finish the tournament with a medal. Follow InsideSport.IN for more updates. 

Akane Yamaguchi lost the opening set 21-13 in a one-sided battle. She then sealed the second set that went down the wire 21-19. Sindhu apparently lost the fuel in the decider as Yamaguchi ensured she booked a berth in the finals. Yamaguchi will next play the winner of Zhi Yi Wang vs An SeYoung in the finals.

Asian Badminton Championship LIVE: Akane Yamaguchi beats PV Sindhu after 3-set EPIC to enter FINALS- check Sindhu vs Yamaguchi Highlights

Asian Badminton Semifinals LIVE – Women Singles

  • PV Sindhu (4) LOST to Akane Yamaguchi (1) – 21-13, 19-21, 16-21
  • Wang Zhi Yi vs An SeYoung (2)

 

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Asian Badminton Championship LIVE: Sindhu one step away from entering historic final, faces top seed Akane Yamugachi in semis – Follow Sindhu vs Yamugachi LIVE

Asian Badminton Semifinals LIVE: Sindhu defeated Bingjiao 21-9,13-21,21-19 in the quarterfinals.

Yamugachi on the other hand clinched a come-from-behind victory against Thailand’s Pornpawee Chochuwang to enter the Semifinals.

Sindhu is the only remaining Indian in the Asian Badminton Championships. The match is scheduled to begin at 11.30 AM

Sindhu vs Yamugachi Head-to-Head: This will be the 22nd meeting between both the players. Sindhu leads the Head-to-head contest 13-8. They last met during the World Tour finals in 2021 and Sindhu won the contest 21-15, 15-21, 21-19. Sindhu will however face a big test against the Japanese and the upcoming contest between the second and the fourth seed is expected to be a cracker of a contest.

Sindhu vs Yamugachi LIVE – Road to Semifinals

PV Sindhu 

  • 1st round: Defeated Pai Yu Po 18-21, 27-25, 21-9
  • 2nd round: Defeated Jaslyn Hooi 21-16, 21-16
  • Quarterfinals: Defeated He Bingjiao 21-9, 13-21, 21-19

Akane Yamugachi 

  • 1st round: Defeated Aakarshi Kashyap 21-15, 21-9
  • 2nd round: Defeated Komang Dewi 21-23, 21-9, 21-19
  • Quarterfinals: Defeated Pornpawee Chochuwong 9-21, 21-15, 21-17

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Asian Badminton Championship LIVE: Sindhu one step away from entering historic final, faces top seed Akane Yamugachi in semis – Follow Sindhu vs Yamugachi LIVE

  • Sindhu, who is the fourth seed in the tournament is looking to enter her third final this year.
  • She has already won two BWF titles this year by emerging as the champion in the Syed Modi International as well as the Swiss Open.
  • In the first round of the Asian Championship, she received a scare from Chinese Taipei’s Pai Yu Po with Sindhu staring at a defeat after losing the first set and trailing 20-17 in the second. She however fought back brilliantly to win the match.
  • In the second round she was at her best against Singapore’s unseeded Jaslyn Hooi by winning the contest 21-16, 21-16. In the quarterfinals too, she ousted He Bingjiao in three sets.
  • Sindhu is aiming to become the first Indian woman to win a gold medal at the continental tournament.

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  • Meanwhile, World No.2 Akane Yamugachi, started the tournament by defeating India’s Aakarshi Kashyap in the first round.
  • However, she was pushed to the hilt in the second round by Komang Dewi and the Japanese had to fight back to win the contest in three sets.
  • Yamugachi is looking to defende her title in the continental tournament.
  • She has been on a good form this year, having won the All England Championship.

Sindhu vs Yamugachi Head-to-Head

This will be the 22nd meeting between both the players. Sindhu leads the Head-to-head contest 13-8. They last met during the World Tour finals in 2021 and Sindhu won the contest 21-15, 15-21, 21-19. Sindhu will however face a big test against the Japanese and the upcoming contest between the second and the fourth seed is expected to be a cracker of a contest.

Asian Badminton Championship LIVE: Sindhu one step away from entering historic final, faces top seed Akane Yamugachi in semifinals – Follow Sindhu vs Yamugachi LIVE

Where to watch Sindhu vs Yamugachi LIVE? 

Asian Badminton Championship will be live streamed in India by Sony Network. The meatches will be streamed LIVE on Sony Ten 2 and Sony Ten 2 HD. Matches can also be watched at Jio TV app as well as Sony LIVE app.

The match is scheduled to begin at 11.10 am

For more sports news and Asia Badminton Championships LIVE updates, follow us at InsideSport.IN

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The annual badminton tournament is part of the BWF 1000 series and returns after a two-year hiatus due to Covid-19. This year marks the 39th edition of the tournament.

Badminton Asia Championship 2022: Draws, Schedule, Top seeds, Prize Money, LIVE streaming – All you need to know about Badminton Asia Championship 2022 

Defending champions (Winners of 2019 edition)

Men’s singles – Kento Momota – Japan
Women’s singles – Akane Yamugachi – Japan
Men’s doubles – Hiroyuki Endo – Yuta Watanabe – Japan
Women’s doubles – Chen Qingchen – Jia Yifan – China
Mixed doubles –  Wang Yilu – Huang Dongping – China

Badminton Asia Championship 2022 Schedule

1st round– April 26, 27
2nd round– April 28
Quarter-final– April 29
Semi-final– April 30
Final – May 1

Badminton Asia Championship 2022 Top Seeds

Men’s Singles:

  1. Japan – Kento Momota
  2. Indonesia – Anthony Sinisuka Ginting
  3. Malaysia– Lee Zii Jia
  4. Indonesia – Jonathan Cristie
  5. India – Lakshya Sen
  6. Singapore – Loh Kean Yew
  7. India – Srikanth Kidambi
  8. Thailand – Kunlavut Vitidsarn

Women’s Singles

  1. Japan – Akane Yamugachi
  2. South Korea – An Se-young
  3. Japan – Nozomi Okuhara
  4. India – PV Sindhu
  5. China – He Bingjiao
  6. Thailand – Pornpawee Chochuwong
  7. Thailand – Busanan Ongbamrungphan
  8. Japan – Sayaka Takahashi

Badminton Asia Championship 2022 Prize Money 

The total prize money for this year tournament is US$400,000. Distribution of prize money is in accordance with BWF regulations.

Event Winner Finals Semifinals Quarterfinals Last 16
Singles $30,000 $15,200 $5,800 $2,400 $1,400
Doubles $31,600 $15,200 $5,600 $2,900 $1,500

 

Badminton Asia Championship 2022: Draws, Schedule, Top seeds, Prize Money, LIVE streaming – All you need to know about Badminton Asia Championship 2022

Where to watch Badminton Asia Championship 2022 LIVE Streaming?

Fans in India can watch the Badminton Asia Championship 2022 LIVE on BWF’s official Youtube channel BWF TV or Sony Sports Network in India: Follow Asian Badminton Championship LIVE Updates with InsideSport.IN

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