Akane Yamaguchi

Nanjing (China): Indian women’s singles star PV Sindhu overcame Japanese second seed Akane Yamaguchi in straight games here on Saturday to march into the second consecutive final of the Badminton World Championships. Third seed Sindhu, a three-time World Championships medallist, prevailed 21-16, 24-22 in 55 minutes over Yamaguchi, the 2017 Asian Championships silver medallist. Also Read: Birmingham …

Dubai: Indian star shuttler PV Sindhu lost to Japan’s Akane Yamaguchi in the women’s singles final of the season-ending BWF World Superseries Finals here on Sunday. Rio Olympics silver medallist Sindhu lost a hard-fought battle 21-15, 12-21, 19-21 in an hour and 34 minutes to world No.2 Yamaguchi at the Hamdan Sports Complex. With this win, …