PV Sindhu
PV Sindhu was strong at the net against Wang Yihan.Reuters

PV Sindhu has reached the semifinals of the Denmark Open after she defeated China's Wang Yihan in the quarterfinals on Friday. Sindhu won the match in straight sets, 21-18 and 21-19.

It was a dominating display from Sindhu, who came up with an all-round performance against the former world champion, with Wang looking well below par in the quarterfinal. With Wang's knee tightly strapped, she was not moving well on the court, which made her life even more difficult.

Though Sindhu is known for her aggressive game in the circuit from the back end of the court, the Indian put up a superb show at the net as well. However, what really stood out was her amazing defence against the Chinese, who, despite giving her best, could not find a solution.

Sindhu is the lone Indian survivor in the competition after top Indian shuttlers such as Saina Nehwal and Kidambi Srikanth lost early in the Denmark Open.

Sindhu had come into the quarterfinal match against Wang in confident mood after defeating third seed Tai Tzu Ying from Chinese Taipei, and the Indian did not disappoint her fans with a sensational victory against Wang.

However, Sindhu needs to continue her winning ways and come up with her best display yet to defeat world champion Carolina Marin in the semifinals of the Denmark Open on Saturday.

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