More

    PV Sindhu enters women’s singles quarterfinals at Rio Olympics 2016

    Must Read

    Ekta Kapoor, Guneet Monga and Tahira Kashyap Khurrana come together to launch Indian Women Rising, a cinema collective

    As an endeavor to support and empower Indian female talent in cinema, Ekta Kapoor, Joint Managing Director...

    Strong earthquake shakes southern Philippines, no tsunami warning issued

    A powerful earthquake shook parts of the southern Philippines on Thursday (January 21) night, but authorities said...

    India reports 14,545 new Covid-19 cases, 163 deaths in last 24 hours

    India on Friday reported 14,545 new Covid-19 cases taking the country's tally of total coronavirus cases to...

    Sindhu entered the last eight stage of the women’s singles event by defeating Tai Tzu-ying of Chinese Taipei in straight games.

    Sindhu dominated right from the start to defeat her highly rated opponent 21-13, 21-15 within 40 minutes in the pre-quarterfinal clash at Court 2 of the Riocentro Pavilion 4 on Monday.

    Before Monday’s match, Tzu-ying enjoyed a 4-2 advantage in head to head encounters against Sindhu. But the 21-year-old from Hyderabad was in superb form and dominated her opponent throughout the match.

    But Sindhu is expected to face a much tougher challenge in last eight stage as she will now face World No.2 Wang Yihan of China.

    The 21-year-old from Hyderabad admitted that Wang Yihan will be a difficult opponent, but is confident of creating an upset.

    “Tai Tzu-ying was giving very good flicks. She was attacking very good and even her drops were very good. But eventually it was a good win for me. I hope tomorrow is also a great one,” Sindhu said.

    “But tomorrow is a tough game as I am playing World No 2. I will give my best and play my game. Strategy-wise I will discuss with my coach. I have played against her several times but there has been a long gap since then.”

    LEAVE A REPLY

    Please enter your comment!
    Please enter your name here

    This site uses Akismet to reduce spam. Learn how your comment data is processed.

    Latest News

    Ekta Kapoor, Guneet Monga and Tahira Kashyap Khurrana come together to launch Indian Women Rising, a cinema collective

    As an endeavor to support and empower Indian female talent in cinema, Ekta Kapoor, Joint Managing Director...

    Strong earthquake shakes southern Philippines, no tsunami warning issued

    A powerful earthquake shook parts of the southern Philippines on Thursday (January 21) night, but authorities said it was too deep to...

    India reports 14,545 new Covid-19 cases, 163 deaths in last 24 hours

    India on Friday reported 14,545 new Covid-19 cases taking the country's tally of total coronavirus cases to 1,06,25,428, as per the Union...

    Delhi HC refuses to stay release of ‘The White Tiger’ on Netflix

    The Delhi High Court Thursday refused to stay release of film 'The White Tiger' tonight on OTT platform Netflix on a plea...

    Petrol price in Delhi reaches All-Time high of Rs 85.45 per litre, Mumbai at Rs 92.04

    Petrol price in Delhi has touched its record high reaching Rs 85.45 per litre on the morning of January 22 after petrol...

    More Articles Like This

    - Advertisement -