Indian badminton player PV Sindhu sealed her place in the BWF World Tour Finals 2021 women's singles semi-finals. After beating Germany's Yvonne Li 21-10 , 21-13 in her second Group A match in Bali, Indonesia on Thursday.
The victory, alongside her opening win over Denmark's Line Christophersen, ensures PV Sindhu will finish in the top two of her group alongside Thai top seed Pornpawee Chochuwong. Sindhu and Chochuwong will face off on Friday to determine who leads the group.
At the BWF World Tour Finals 2021, the participating players (in men's and women's singles). And doubles teams (in men's, women's and mixed doubles) are divided into two groups of four each in every category. The top two from each group make the semi-finals.
Up against Yvonne Li, whom the Indian shuttler beat in straight games in the second round of the Indonesia Open last week.PV Sindhu made a blistering start and raced to an 11-5 lead in quick time.
PV Sindhu, the reigning women's world champion and two-time Olympic medallist. She looked in the groove and showcased her wide range of shots to shut out Li 21-10 in the first game.
The German tried her best to mount a comeback in the second game but PV Sindhu, who won the BWF World Tour Finals in 2018, didn't allow her any openings, closing out the match in straight games in 31 minutes.