Indian Ace shuttler PV Sindhu suffered a crushing defeat against World No 3 Carolina Marin in the quarter-finals of the of the Singapore Open Superseries tournament on Friday.
Marin beat World No 5 Sindhu 11-21, 15-21 to book a seat in the semi-finals.
Despite a strong start by Sindhu, the Spaniard spared no efforts to thrash the Rio Olympic silver-medallist and convincingly beat her in the first set.
The second set also witnessed a similar story with Marin dominating and completely shutting off Sindhu's momentum.
Meanwhile, Indian shuttler Kidambi Srikanth showcased a spirited performance as he survived an early scare from Ihsan Maulana Mustofa of Indonesia to book his place in the quarter-finals.