Korea Open: PV Sindhu Fails To Decode An Seyoung, Campaign Ends At Semifinals

By H.JanGra April 11, 2022

India's P V Sindhu suffered her fourth successive defeat to the young An Seyoung to sign off her women's singles campaign at the semifinal stage of the Korea Open

The third seeded Indian tried everything at her disposal but couldn't find a way to get past the world number four Korean

Going down 14-21 17-21 in 48 minutes.

The 20-year-old An Seyoung gave ample display of her athleticism with her diving returns to keep the rallies alive and didn't falter in her precision

The second seeded Korean rode on her superb retrieving skills to gallop to a 6-1 lead early on.

Next she dived twice in quick succession on both flanks to blunt Sindhu's attack and sealed it with a delightful drop.

Kidambi Srikanth also lost, going down to third seed Jonatan Christie of Indonesia in straight games, 21-19 21-16 in the men's singles semi-final