Sindhu enters Syed Modi international semifinals

In the men's singles, HS Prannoy was eliminated from the tournament in the quarterfinals with a straight-game defeat to Arnaud Merkle of France.

Sindhu enters Syed Modi international semifinals
Two-time Olympic medalist PV Sindhu. Photo: Twitter.

Two-time Olympic medalist PV Sindhu revived from a game down to defeat Thailand's Supanida Katething and advanced to the semifinals of the Syed Modi International Super 300 tournament at the Babu Banarasi Das Indoor Stadium, Lucknow, Uttar Pradesh.

In a one-hour and five-minute quarterfinal match, the top-seeded Indian beat her Thai rival, seeded sixth in the tournament, 11-21 21-12 21-17.