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Singapore Superseries: Marin ousts Sindhu in quarters

April 14, 2017 20:43 IST

PV Sindhu

IMAGE: Carolina Marin in action against PV Sindhu. Photograph: PTI.

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.

Source: ANI