Australian Open: Shuttler Sindhu knocked out, Tai Tzu move ahead

P.V. Sindhu
Sindhu aiming for the World No 1 spot

Sydney: Indian shuttler P.V. Sindhu has been knocked of the $750,000 Australian Open Super Series badminton tournament subsequent to a tough quarter-final encounter with World No.1 Tai Tzu Ying of Chinese Taipei.

Despite winning the first game, Sindhu could not catch up and Tai staged a strong comeback to register a 10-21, 22-20, 21-16 verdict in the women’s singles clash which lasted for about an hour.

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The top seeded Tai improved her head to head record against World No.4 Sindhu to 7-3. n the opening game, Tai had no response to Sindhu’s smashes as the Rio Olympics silver medallist dominated the proceedings to pocket it easily.

Tai, however, made a strong comeback in the second game, taking a 4-1 lead, before Sindhu clawed her way back to 8-8.

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