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Singapore Open Badminton LIVE: Sindhu vs Kawakami LIVE: PV Sindhu is the only remaining Indian in the Singapore Open and the ace shuttler will take on Japan’s Saena Kawakami in the semifinals of the tournament on Saturday, 16th July. Sindhu entered the semifinal after defeating China’s Han Yue in three games, while Kawakami stunned sixth seed Pornpawee Chochuwong in straight games to enter the semifinal.  The match is scheduled to begin at 10.30 AM IST  Follow InsideSport.IN for more updates. 

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Singapore Open Badminton LIVE: PV Sindhu eyes spot in final, faces unseeded Saena Kawakami in the semifinal – Follow Sindhu vs Kawakami LIVE updates

  • Sindhu, who is the third seed in the tournament has reached the semifinals after the Thailand Open this year.
  • Sindhu had to play three games in both her last two rounds against Thuy Linh Nguyen and Han Yue in the Singapore Open so far and he would look for a much better performance in the upcoming match.
  • In the first round at Singapore, Sindhu defeated Belgium’s Lianne Tan in straight sets.
  • Having won the Syed Modi International and Swiss Open this year, Sindhu is eyeing her third title this year that would serve as a huge boost ahead of the Commonwealth Games this year.
  • In the two previous tournaments ahead of the Singapore Open, Sindhu lost in the quarterfinals to Tai Tzu Ying on both the occasions. But this time, the Indian is one of the favourites to win the title here.

Road to Semifinals 

First Round: Defeated Lianne Tan 21-15, 21-11

Second Round: Thuy Linh Nguyen 19-21, 21-19, 21-18

Quarterfinal: Defeated Han Yue 17-21, 21-11, 21-19. 

 

Singapore Open Badminton LIVE: PV Sindhu eyes spot in FINAL, faces Saena Kawakami in the semifinal - Follow Sindhu vs Kawakami LIVE updates

  • Meanwhile,Saena Kawakami is raked 38th in the world and the Japanese clinched an upset victory over sixth seed Pornpawee Chochuwong in the quarterfinals.
  • She received a walkover from Tai Tzu Ying in the second round and earlier in the first round she defeated Canada’s Wen Yu Zhang in straight sets.
  • In the quarterfinals she defeated Chochuwong in straight sets to enter her maiden semifinal this year.
  • Earlier this year, she reached the semifinals at the Korea Open and then made second round exits at Korea Masters and Indonesia Masters.

Road to Semifinals 

First Round: Defeated Wen Yu Zhang 12-21, 17-21

Second Round: Tai Tzu Ying withdrew

Quarterfinal: Defeated Pornpawee Chochuwong – 21-17, 21-19

Sindhu vs Bingjiao Head-to-Head

Both the players have faced each twice in the past with Sindhu winning both the previous matches. They last met during the China Open in 2018 with Sindhu winning the match 21-15, 21-13. Sindhu will yet again be the favourite in the upcoming contest however Sindhu has struggled in both her previous game and Kawakami will look to use that to her advantage and will look to challenge the Indian, she also has confidence on her side as she has just defeated the sixth seed Pornpawee Chochuwong in the previous contest.

Where to watch Sindhu vs Kawakami LIVE? 

Singapore Open Badminton will be live streamed in India on Voot Select. Fans can get the app installed on their smartphones and can watch the matches LIVE.

The match is scheduled to begin at 1.30 pm 

Singapore Open Badminton LIVE: PV Sindhu eyes spot in final, faces unseeded Saena Kawakami in the semifinal – Follow Sindhu vs Kawakami LIVE updates

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