Malaysia Masters: Prannoy enters final four; Sindhu crashes out

It was a mixed day for the Indian contingent at the quarterfinal stage of the 2022 Malaysia Masters currently underway at the Axiata Arena, Kuala Lumpur, Malaysia. Men’s singles star HS Prannoy entered the semifinal while two-time champion PV Sindhu crashed out.

World No.19 HS Prannoy defeated World No.14 Kanta Tsuneyama of Japan in a closely fought quarterfinal. The 29-year-old Indian won 25-23, 22-20.

Prannoy will take on the 8th seed and World No.11 Angus Ng Ka-long of Hong Kong in the semifinal tomorrow. The head-to-head record between the two players stands at 4-4.

Meanwhile, former world champion PV Sindhu was ousted in the quarterfinal after losing to her nemesis Tai Tzu Ying of Taiwan. The World No.2 player beat the World No.7 Indian by 21-13, 12-21, 21-12. This is Sindhu’s 17th loss in 22 meetings against the Taiwanese shuttler.

Related Articles

Leave a Reply

Your email address will not be published. Required fields are marked *

Back to top button

This will close in 10 seconds