Singapore, April 12: World No 6 Badminton Champion PV Sindhu never fails to amaze India and make her country proud. In a latest, the champion has reached the semi-final of Singapore Open 2019 Super 500 tournament on Friday after surviving a scare against Chinese teenager Cai Yanyan.
Sindhu started the quarter-final on a sluggish note but gained momentum to clinch the first game 21-13. However, Yanyan came up with a spirited fight in the second game to take it 21-17 and force a decider.
Sindhu will face arch-rival and second seed Nozomi Okuhara in the semi-final on Saturday.
There is more Indian action on Friday as sixth seed Kidambi Srikanth will face a tough test against top seed Kento Momota in the men's singles quarter-finals. Meanwhile, Sameer Verma takes on second seed Chou Tien Chen.