PV Sindhu crashes out of Australian Open Super Series quarterfinal, loses to World No.1 Tai Tzu Ying

PV Sindhu crashes out of Australian Open Super Series 2017 as she loses in a close encounter to Taiwan's Tai Tzu Ying in the quarter-finals

One of the closest encounters of Australian Open Super Series as PV Sindhu went up against World No.1 Tai Tzu Ying from Taiwan. It was a neck-to-neck affair apart from the first game in which Sindhu did not let Ying get off the hook. But, Ying managed to win it by 10-21, 22-20, 21-16. After the first game was about Ying’s comeback. Third game too was no different till the half way mark. But Ying showed why she is the World’s No.1 as she got 10 straight points and eventually entering the semi-finals.

Sindhu started off well in the third game as well as she was leading by 4-2, not giving Ying much room to play her shots and dominate Sindhu. Soon after Ying turned the game around once again making it 8-8. But Sindhu managed to take a lead at half way mark of the third game by 11-9.

PV Sindhu was involved in a power-packed Australia Open Super Series quarter-final with Taiwanese shuttler Tai Tzu Ying. Sindhu started off brilliantly well as she outsmarted Ying on every move in the first set by 21-10. But, the Taiwanese made a wonderful comeback in the second game.

Ying started off well in the second game leading by 4-1. But Sindhu turned around the game soon enough dominating Ying in the second game, she was leading by 11-8 at the break. Though Ying has not been the World’s No.1 for losing that easily, she did not give up and managed to lead by 4 points. The second game was at 18-14.

That’s when Sindhu pulled a few tricks from here side and managed to make it 18-20. But, Ying held her nerve in the second game and managed to win it by 22-20 as Sindhu crumbled at match point stage. She would have won two straight games and that would be the end of it.