India Open Badminton LIVE – Sindhu vs Katethong LIVE: India’s badminton queen PV Sindhu has suffered a shock defeat in the Semifinals of India Open. Top seed Sindhu was beaten in 3 games by unherald & little known Supanida Katethong of Thailand. Follow Insidesport.in for all India Open LIVE Updates.
Sindhu unexpectedly lost the 1st game 14-21 but came back to draw parity by winning the 2nd by 21-13. The 3rd and final game turned out to be a real shocker for Sindhu as Thai players completely stunned her by winning the game and match at 21-10.
India Open Badminton LIVE: PV Sindhu ‘SHOCKED’ in Semis by little known Supanida, Lakshya clinches finals berth: Follow LIVE Updates
Earlier Lakshya Sen clinched a finals berth in his maiden India Open appearance as he beat NG Tze Yong in the semis on Saturday. Lakshya had conceded the 1st game to the World No.60 but bounced back to clinch a 19-21, 21-16, 21-12 win.
Indians in Action – Indian Open Semifinals LIVE
- Lakshya Sen beat 19-21 21-16 21-12
- Aakarshi Kashyap lose to Busanan Ongbamrungphan 24-26, 9-21
- Satwik / Chirag BEAT Fabien Delrue / William Villeger 21-10, 21-18
- PV Sindhu lost to Supanida Katethong LIVE in progress 14-21, 21-13, 10-21
Top seed Sindhu, a former world champion, took 36 minutes to get the better of 21-year-old Chaliha 21-7, 21-18 and set up a last-four clash with Thailand’s Supanida Katethong, seeded sixth.
Katethong entered the semifinals after the third-seeded Yeo Jia Min of Singapore pulled out of the tournament due to “high fever”.
The duo have previously met in their careers, with Sindhu clinching a straight-sets win at the Indonesia Masters.
India Open 2022 – PV Sindhu vs Supanida Katethong LIVE: Sindhu aims for the prize, eyes final berth – Follow LIVE Updates