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.
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.