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Tokyo Olympics: Badminton LIVE Day 7 — PV Sindhu wins quarter final against Akane Yamaguchi, moves into semi finals

Eyeing a semi-final ticket, World no. 7 PV Sindhu is playing against Japan's World No. 5 Akane Yamaguchi, in what is expected to be a heated quarterfinal clash.

PV Sindhu Vs Akane Yamaguchi Tokyo Olympics Quarterfinal

PV Sindhu vs Akane Yamaguchi (Source: Getty Images)


The Bridge Desk

Updated: 30 July 2021 5:16 PM GMT

Welcome to The Bridge's LIVE blog for Badminton on Day 7 of the Tokyo Olympics.

World No. 7 PV Sindhu, will be the challenge of home favourite, Akane Yamaguchi of Japan, the World No. 5 ace shuttler, who has to be tamed before Sindhu can make it to the semi-finals and possibly clash against World No. 1 Tai Tzu-ying!

With fellow Japanese and 2016 Rio Olympics bronze medallist, Nozomi Okuhara crashing out earlier in the day, Akane Yamaguchi will have added pressure on her to deliver on home soil.

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