On the seventh day of the 18th Asian Games, India’s star badminton player Saina Nehwal and P.V. Sindhu have made her place in the last 8 by winning her own match of the women’s singles category on Saturday. In the doubles matches, India had to face defeat. Sindhu won this match in just 34 minutes. Sindhu beat Indonesia Mariska Tunjung 21-12, 21-15 in straight games.
In the first game, Sindhu took the lead of 9-5, which she continued consistently and kept ahead of the break till 18-12. After this good performance of Sindhu, Tunjung did not get a chance to return. In the second game too, Sindhu took the lead 6-2 in the first game, after which she reached the edge to 12-7. In the meantime, Tunjung picked up a few points while showing the best and scored a score of 12-14 but Sindhu once again came back and took the match 21-15.
At the same time, the country’s star player Saina also defeated Fitriani of the host country by one-sided in the pre-quarterfinal match. Saina defeated Fitriani 21-6, 21-14 in the match. In the 31-minute match, Saina made a strong comeback in the match. In the first game, Saina did not give any opportunity to Fitriani, but in the second game, Fitriani tried to make the contest exciting, but due to her own mistfakes, she lost the points, the first point of the match was only by Fitriani, but Saina broke the break By the same time he took the lead 11-5.
Now after the break, Saina’s steady smash, Fitriani managed to score just one point and lost the first game 21-6 in 13 minutes. Fitriani made a good comeback and put the Indian player ahead with a 5-1 lead, but Saina managed to take a break of 11-9 to break. In the second game too, Saina put pressure on Fitriani after the break and entered the quarter-finals defeating the host.