CWG 2022: PV Sindhu made a brilliant comeback against the Malaysian shuttler after losing the first game to win the match 19-21, 21-14, 21-18.
Indian shuttler PV Sindhu made it to the semi-finals after winning the quarter-finals of the women’s badminton match at the Commonwealth Games 2022 in Birmingham, UK on Saturday. He performed brilliantly to beat the Malaysian shuttler 19-21, 21-14, 21-18. Playing on the badminton court of the National Exhibition Centre, PV Sindhu faced a tough fight against Malaysian shuttler Jin Wei Goh in the first game. In this game, Malaysian shuttler defeated Sindhu by a close margin of 21-19.
In Birmingham 2022, top seed PV Sindhu got off to a strong start in the match, but sixth seed Goh Jin Wei was trailing by just two points. Goh Jin Wei then used his drop shots to take a 16-15 lead for the first time in the game. However, shuttler and former world champion PV Sindhu, world number 7 in the badminton rankings, made a good comeback in the second game to beat Goh 21-14 to level the match at 1-1.
The Malaysian badminton player made many good shots in the second game as well and gave a tough fight to Sindhu. However, Sindhu kept the game under control and took the match to the third and deciding game. During the final game too, there was a very exciting match between the two players. Both the players were almost tied till Sindhu took an 11-10 lead. After this, Sindhu established her dominance against the rival player, scoring several points in a row.
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But adding to the excitement of the game, the Malaysian shuttler once again made a comeback to take the score to 20-18. By this time it was too late and the Indian shuttler secured a ticket to the semi-finals by registering a 21-16 win in the third game. PV Sindhu will face fourth seed Yeo Jia Min of Singapore in the semi-finals.
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