Lakshya Sen storms into Semifinals, Sindhu bows out in QF


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Washington (US), July 15, ANI: Indian shuttler Lakshya Sen stormed into the semi finals of the ongoing US Open badminton tournament on Friday

Sen, who had recently won the Canada Open, defeated compatriot Sankar Muthusamy 21-10, 21-17 in two straight games in the quarterfinals. Sen was at his most dominant, clinching the first set effortlessly. While Sankar showed some fight in the second set, it was still not enough to deny the Commonwealth Games champion his semifinal spot.

In semifinals, Sen will face LI Shi Feng, a world number seven player

On the other hand, two times Olympic medalist PV Sindhu continued her patchy from this season, loosing to Gao Fang Jie in the quarters.

Sindhu, who had slipped down to number 15 in Badminton World Federation (BWF) ranking recently, lost the match 22-20, 21-13. The World number 36 had to fight really hard to win in the first game but won the second game easily.

The US tournament started on July 11 and will go on till Sunday (ANI)

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