The two-time Olympic champion PV Sindhu entered the semfinal of the Syed Modi International on Friday.
Sindhu beat her Thai rival, seeded sixth in the tournament, 11-21 21-12 21-17 in a quarterfinal match that lasted one hour and five Minutes. Sindhu will face fifth-seeded Russian Evgeniya Kosetskaya in the semifinals.
The other semifinal in women’s catergory will be an all-Indian affair between Malvika Bansod and Anupama Upadhyaya, both of whom winning their respective quarterfinal matches.
Bansod beat compatriot Aakarshi Kashyap 21-11 21-11 while Upadhyaya got the better of another Indian Samiya Imad Farooqui 24-22 23-21.