PV Sindhu through to the finals of Malaysia Masters 2024

PV Sindhu

In a thrilling semi-final match at the Malaysia Masters 2024, Indian badminton player PV Sindhu emerged victorious against Thailand’s Busanan Ongbamrungphan. This victory marked Sindhu’s 18th win over Ongbamrungphan in their 19 encounters.

PV Sindhu bounced back to clinch the match

The match, which lasted an hour and 28 minutes, saw Sindhu recover from an initial setback to secure her place in the final. The first game was dominated by Ongbamrungphan, who seized the initiative with six back-to-back points, leading to a 21-13 win.

However, Sindhu, known for her resilience, bounced back in the second game. Despite trailing 7-5 early on, she managed to draw level and set up a deciding game. The momentum was now with Sindhu, and she capitalized on it in the third game. She maintained her lead throughout the game, eventually winning it 21-12.

This victory is significant for Sindhu, marking her first final in 2024 on the BWF World Tour. It also brings her one step closer to her first BWF World Tour title in two years. Her last title came at the 2022 Singapore Open, where she defeated Wang Zhi Yi in the final.

After losing the first game, Sindhu managed to turn the tide in her favour, showcasing her ability to adapt and overcome challenges. Her ridiculous shot placing was instrumental in her comeback.

The match was a roller-coaster ride, with both players starting strong and maintaining their level of play. However, Sindhu’s ability to stay focused and not give away easy points proved crucial in her victory.

Sindhu’s win sets up an exciting final clash at the Malaysia Masters. She will face Wang Zhi Yi once again in the finals. Given Sindhu’s current form and her track record against these players, the final promises to be an exciting encounter.

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