Fuzhou, Nov 9 : PV Sindhu crashed out of the China Open Super 750 in the quarter-final after a three-game loss to China's He Bingjiao in Fuzhou here on Friday.
The Rio Olympic silver medallist gone down 17-21, 21-17, 15-21 against her Chinese opponent in 70 minutes. This is Sindhu's third defeat against Bingjiao this year. After losing the first game, Sindhu staged a comeback by winning the second game, taking the match to third game.
In the final game, Sindhu started badly as her opponent took initial 5-2 lead and maintained it till the end of the game. Bingjiao's smashes were looking lethal. However, in the final game, Sindhu tried her best to make come back into the game as she won five consecutive points to make score board 12-15.
Earlier, in the second game, Sindhu took initial lead and kept pressure on her opponent. She took a review successfully, taking her lead to 12-8 after the break.
In the first game, Bingjiao made some unforced errors that helped Sindhu to take early lead in the match. Till the first break, Sindhu was leading the game with 11-9. However, The southpaw closes down the gap and secured the first game. (UNI)