Hyderabad: City Girl and Olympic Silver medalist, PV Sindhu defeated Chinese Shuttler and World No.3 Cheng Yu Fei in straight sets (21-7, 21-14) as she stormed into the finals of the tournament.
The match which lasted 40 mins, saw sheer dominance from Sindhu as she took no time to make an impressive lead in the first set which eventually ended up being a 14 point lead.
She completely outplayed the World No.3 as she never looked like she was in the game. With this, Sindhu has reached her 3rd consecutive final for the last three years.
She will now either play against Thailand’s Ratchanok Intanon or Japan’s Nozomi Okuhara in the final as these two will battle it out in the second semi-final.
The union youth affairs minister and sports minister of India, Kiren Rijiju and the Badminton Association of India took to twitter to congratulate Sindhu on this magnificent feat.
Kiren Rijiju said, “PV Sindhu beats Chen Yu Fei of China 21-7, 21-14 to create history by reaching the final of #BWFWorldChampionships2019 for the 3rd consecutive time. Congratulations @Pvsindhu1”
PV Sindhu beats Chen Yu Fei of China 21-7, 21-14 to create history by reaching the final of #BWFWorldChampionships2019 for the 3rd consecutive time. Congratulations @Pvsindhu1 💐 pic.twitter.com/NmStESXFpX
— Kiren Rijiju (@KirenRijiju) August 24, 2019
Reacting on the same, The Badminton Association of India said, ” Hat-trick of finals! @pvsindhu1 maintains her perfect record against Chinese shuttlers at #BWFWorldChampiobships to dismiss WR 3 #Chenyufei 21-7, 21-14 to advance to the final for the 3rd year in a row!
Hat-trick of finals! 💪@Pvsindhu1 maintains her perfect record against Chinese shuttlers at #BWFWorldChampionships to dismiss WR 3 #ChenYufei 2⃣1⃣-7⃣, 2⃣1⃣-1⃣4⃣ to advance to the final for the 3rd year in a row!
— BAI Media (@BAI_Media) August 24, 2019
One win away from the #GOLD!