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Singapore Open: Sindhu enters semi-final; Saina, Srikanth and Sameer crash out
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Singapore Open: Sindhu enters semi-final; Saina, Srikanth and Sameer crash out

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Singapore, Apr 12 : Continuing her impresssive performance Indian star shuttler P V Sindhu cruised into the semi-final while Saina Nehwal, Kidambi Srikanth and Sameer Verma lost their respective matches in the quarter-final to crash out of the Singapore Open here on Friday.

Sindhu had a tough task beating China's Yanyan Cai 21-13, 17-21, 21-14 a match that lasted for 59 minutes.

Fourth seed Sindhu faces Japanese second seed Nozomi Okuhara in the semi-final clash. In another quarter-final match Okuhara beat Saina Nehwal 21-8, 21-13.

At the end of year 2018 Sindhu won the World Tour Tournament among top 8 players, but she is still searching for the title this year.

The fourth seed reached the semi-final of the India Open in March, while last week was outsed in the second round of the Malaysia Open.

This is Sindhu's first career match against Cai Yanyan. (UNI)