With India’s singles contingent trim down to just two in the Indonesia Open, World No. 3 PV Sindhu will be taking on a tricky opponent in China’s He Bingjiao. Sindhu had a straight sets win against Japan’s Aya Ohori in the last round and would be approaching the quarter-finals positively.
Despite sitting five sports below Sindhu in the rankings, the Chinese World No. 8 has always been one of her biggest foes. They have faced each other 10 times so far, with Sindhu winning five games and losing the five. However, Sindhu has humbled the Chinese ace in their last two meets in the Dubai Superseries Finals and Korea Open last year.
Sindhu celebrated her 23rd birthday with a domineering win over the Japanese ace, whom she thrashed 21-17, 21-14 in a 36 minutes duel with Ohori, extending her head-to-head record against her to 5-0. Bingjiao also saw a
A win here for Sindhu will see her facing her biggest nemesis, Tai Tzu Ying, in the semis, who had shortened her Malaysia Open campaign last week. The World No. 1 would be taking Scotland’s Kirsty Gilmour and is expected to win it.
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