PV Sindhu got the defeat. (File Photo)
The Indian women’s badminton team has made it to the quarter-finals of the Uber Cup but lost their third match, which is a matter of concern for the team led by PV Sindhu.
Indian women’s badminton team won the Uber Cup (Uber Cup) Had a great start in the tournament and won the first two matches. But as soon as India faced a strong team like Korea, it became difficult for the team to win even a match. Two-time Olympic medalist PV Sindhu (PV Sindhu) The Indian women’s badminton team, led by S.C., suffered a 0-5 defeat to South Korea in their third and final match of Group D of the tournament on Wednesday. Indian team after easy wins against Canada and USA (Indian Women’s Badminton Team) Faced with reality and she could not win a single match in the match of five matches.
However, this loss will not affect India as they had already secured their place in the quarter-finals before finishing in the top two of the group. But this defeat is an eye opener for him. If India has to win in this tournament, then it is necessary that it should show a good game in front of strong rivals and win.
The match was disappointing for Sindhu as she lost 15-21, 14-21 to world number four Aan Seong in straight games. This was Sindhu’s fifth consecutive defeat at the hands of Aan Seong, which also gave Korea a 1-0 lead. The pair of Shruti Mishra and Simran Singhi could not pose much of a challenge to the world number two pair of Lee Sohi and Shin Seungchan and lost 13-21, 12-21 in 39 minutes.
It was followed by Akarshi Kashyap, who suffered a 10-21, 10-21 loss to world No. 19 Kim Ga Eun, giving the Korean team an unassailable 3-0 lead. Kim Hye Jeong and Kong Hyeong defeated Tanisha Crasto and Trisa Jolly 21-14, 21-11, while Ashmita Chaliha lost to Sim Yujin 18-21, 17-21.
Such was the demonstration against America
However, India had shown its dominance against America. Sindhu gave India a winning start by defeating Jenny Gaye 21-10, 21-11 in straight games. Then in doubles, Tanisha Crasto and Trisa Jolly defeated Francesca Corbett and Alison Lee 21-19, 21-10. Akrishi Kashyap beat Esther Shi 21-18, 21-11 to give India a 3-0 lead. The young pair of Simran Singhi and Ritika Thaker lost 12-21, 21-17, 13-21 to Lauren Lam and Cody Tang Lee. In the last match, Ashmita Chaliha defeated Natalie Chi 21-18, 21-13.
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