Rio Olympic silver medalist PV Sindhu defeated Chinese shuttler Sun Yu Â to seal a place in the semifinal of the womenâ€™s singles at the BWF World Championships on Friday. Sindhu trounced her Chinese opponent 21-14, 21-9 in just 39 minutes.
Earlier on Friday, Kidambi Srikanth campaign at the World Championships ended after he was beaten by top seed Son Wan Ho in the menâ€™s singles quarterfinals. In the women's section all eyes shall now be on Â Saina Nehwal as she will be taking Scotland's Kirsty Gilmour in the last eightÂ for a placeÂ in the semi-finals of the women's singles events. London Olympics bronze medallist Saina, who had won silver in the last edition stunnedÂ World No.3 Korean Sung Ji HyunÂ 21-19, 21-15 in the pre-quarterfinals.