Kuala Lumpur [Malaysia], July 2: Olympic medalist and India’s ace shuttler PV Sindhu crashed out of the ongoing Malaysia Open 2022 after losing to Taiwan’s Tai Tzu-Ying in the quarterfinals of the women’s singles category on Friday. Playing on court 1, Sindhu lost the match 21-13, 15-21, 13-21. Sindhu got off to a good start, winning the first game but Tzu-Ying bounced back to win the next two wins. Sindhu stormed to the quarterfinals by registering a stunning comeback win against Thailand’s Phittayaporn Chaiwan on Thursday. She pulled off a stunning win 19-21, 21-9, 21-14 to reach the quarterfinals.
HS Prannoy, who was the last Indian challenge left in the tournament, lost to Indonesia’s Jonatan Christie. Playing on court 2, Prannoy lost the match 21-18, 21-16. Christie dominated both the games. HS Prannoy had pulled off a huge upset by beating World No.4 Chinese Taipei player Chou Tien-Chen in straight games, 21-15, 21-17 to enter the quarterfinals.