Tokyo Olympics: PV Sindhu beats Denmark’s Mia Blichfeldt to enter quarter-finals

India’s star badminton player PV Sindhu continues her stellar journey in the Tokyo Olympics.

India’s star badminton player PV Sindhu continues her stellar journey in the Tokyo Olympics. Sindhu took a step further on her medal path by defeating Mia Blichfeldt of Denmark by 21-15, 21-13 in straight games on Thursday. Sindhu looked in excellent form in the round of 16 match of women’s singles and she did not give any chance to her opponent Blichfeldt in this match.

PV Sindhu dominated the match from the very first game and took an 11-6 lead with her powerful smashes and control. After this, Mia tried to make comeback and challenge Sindhu but in the end, it did not prove enough in front of Sindhu’s skill and aggressive attitude and the Indian star player won the first game by 21-15.

In the second game also, Sindhu did not give much chances to the Danish player and kept constant pressure on her. Like in the first game, Sindhu went ahead by 11-6 at the beginning of the second game and finally entered the quarterfinals by winning the round of 16 by 21-13. With this, the Rio Olympics silver medalist PV Sindhu has increased the hopes of winning a medal for India.

PV Sindhu is looking in great form in the Tokyo Olympics and this time the whole country is expecting a gold medal from her. She defeated Ksenia Polikarpova of Israel by 21-7, 21-10 in just 28 minutes in her first Group J match in women’s singles. At the same time, in her second match of Group J, Sindhu won against Hong Kong player Cheung Ngan Yi in straight games by a margin of 21-9, 21-16.

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