Date: Mar 12, 2017
By: AFP, BIRMINGHAM, England
Tai Tzu-ying of Taiwan, the top-seeded World Super Series winner, reached the semi-finals of the All-England Open badminton championships on Friday, while China’s Lin Dan and Malaysia’s Lee Chong Wei closed in on an unexpected showdown.
Tai advanced with an impressive 21-14, 21-10 win over Pusarla Sindhu, the Olympic silver medalist from India.
Trailing 5-9 in the first game Tai found ways of taming the Sindhu smash, which was timed at 359kph at last year’s All-England.
“I tried to find loopholes in her attack,” Tai said. [FULL STORY]