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PV Sindhu faces arch-rival Tai Tzu ying in women’s singles semi-final at Tokyo 2020 Olympics - watch live

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India’s badminton star PV Sindhu will clash with current world no.1 Tai Tzu ying of Chinese Taipei in the Tokyo 2020 Olympics’ badminton women’s singles semi-final at the Musashino Forest Sport Plaza on Saturday, July 31.

While reigning world champion and sixth seed Sindhu defeated Japan’s Akane Yamaguchi 21-13 22-20 in a hard-fought quarter-final, second seed Tai Tzu ying overcame Ratchanok Intanon of Thailand 14-21, 21-18, 21-18 in another quarter-final clash.

With her stunning quarter-final victory, the Rio Olympic silver medallist kept alive India’s hopes of a first-ever Olympic gold in badminton.

“The first game was mostly under my control. I was gaining the lead but I didn’t take it easy because in her previous matches she came back. But I maintained the lead and finished it off," Sindhu said after her quarter-final win.

“In the second game I was leading but then she came back. But I still fought back, I never lost hope and I continued with the same tempo. I am very much happy with the way I controlled the shuttle, not many errors," the 26-year-old added.

However, Sindhu will head into her semi-final match against her Chinese Taipei rival as an underdog. The Indian shuttler has struggled against her semi-final opponent in the past and has a 5-13 head-to-head record against Tai Tzu.

Where to watch PV Sindhu vs Tai Tzu ying semi-final at Tokyo 2020 Olympics live in India?

The PV Sindhu vs Tai Tzu ying Tokyo Olympics badminton women’s singles semi-final will be telecast live on Sony TEN 2, Sony Six and their corresponding HD TV channels in India at 3:20 PM IST on Saturday, July 31. 

Sony TEN 3, Sony TEN 3 HD, Sony TEN 4 and Sony TEN 4 HD will broadcast Tokyo 2020 in regional languages.

Live streaming of the PV Sindhu vs Tai Tzu ying semi-final will be available on the SonyLiv app and website.

Live broadcast subject to Sony Sports Network.

Featured photo: Twitter/BAIMedia



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