Sindhu fails in Semis to play for Bronze


PV Sindhu was too small before the tactics of Tai Tzu at the Olympics. Tzu Ying just tricked Sindhu to lose the match. The Indian star went down to the skilful Tai Tzu Ying of Chinese Taipei 21-18, 21-12 in 38 minutes in the women’s singles semifinals today.

Sindhu could not anticipate that she was losing the match to Tzu in a cool fashion.

The Indian will now play for the bronze medal against Chinese left-hander He Biang Jio, who lost to Chen Yu Fei.In the first game it looked like Sindhu had come with a game plan and went into an 11-8 lead. But Tai came back strongly. She began to play early and deceived Sindhu with deceptive drop shots.

The too-clever Ying never allowed Sindhu any smash shot and instead played the low and wide of the Indian. As the game progressed, Sindhu ran out of ideas and her game collapsed.