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As it happened: PV Sindhu in World Badminton Championship semis

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Aug 10, 2013 at 01:56pm IST

13:39 PV Sindhu has to settle with a Bronze medal at BWF World Championships 2013 as he loses her semi-final match against Thailand's Ratchanok 10-21, 13-21.

13:36 Good drop point by Thai. Sindhu has no answer to her. She would have hoped to give better fight than this. 11-17.

13:33 Sindhu is trying hard but is not able to make a fight out of it at the moment. Its 8-14.

As it happened: PV Sindhu in World Badminton Championship semis

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13:31 Finally Sindhu is able to win a point through a smash. That one was powerful. Two consecutive points for her. 7-12 now.

13:29 Unforced error once again. Sindhu is just gifting away points. Indian now trails 5-10.

13:26 Finally she wins a point but Thai immediately wins point back. Its 3-8 now.

13:26 Ratchanok is running away with this one. Sindhu trails 0-7. Will she be able to win a point?

13:24 Sindhu has not learnt from the mistakes she did in the first game. Sindhu is sinking like Titanic here. She trails 0-4.

13:23 Its easy for Ratchanok. Starts with a smash in the second game.

13:21 Second game is about to begin.

13:19 Ratchanok Intanon takes the first game easily. 21-10. PV Sindhu needs to regroup and try to build on some points in the next game.

13:17 Its 8-17. Gopichand is not looking impressed with the things. Sindhu's body language is not looking good and looks bit fatigued here.

13:15 Sindhu is repeating same mistakes again and again. This is not looking good for the Indian. She trails 7-15.

13:13 Another error from Sindhu. She is jus not able to win two points consecutively. Thai opponent is having a good day out here so far. 6-12.

13:11 Singh has no clue what is happening. Its 4-11 at the breather. She needs to sort this out quickly.

13:09 Thai opponent making life difficult for Sindhu at the moment. Sindhu not able to win points in succession. Lots of unforced errors. She trails 4-9.

13:07 Sindhu is bit inconsistent at the moment. Thai opponent forcing her to make fee errors. She trails 3-6 now.

13:06 Brilliant smash by Ratchanok Intanon and she takes the lead against Sindhu. Indian trails 2-4.

13:05 Match has starts and first point goes to Sindhu.

13:00 PV Sindhu is making her way to the court now. The duo are warming up at the moment.

12:57 Doubles match has ended and Indonesian pair has reached men doubles final. Next will be Sindhu in action

12:55 Sindhu has played against Thailand's Ratchanok Intanon once before, and the Thai beat her at the Yonex Sunrise India Open 2013 21-12 21-6.

12:51 Sindhu' match will be starting in few minutes time as double's match in the same court is almost over. So stay tuned.

12:45 Earlier today, the legendary Lin Dan reached the men's singles final brushing aside Nguyen Tien Minh 21-17, 21-15.

12:40 For those who missed how Sindhu beat Wang in the quarters, CLICK HERE for a detailed report on that match.

12:35 In the last meeting between Sindhu and Intanon, the Thai won 21-13, 21-6 in the semi-finals of the India Open earlier this year.

12:28 PV Sindhu takes on Thailand's Ratchanok Intanon in the women's singles semi-finals.

12:27 After Prakash Padukone in men's singles and the pair of Jwala Gutta and Ashwini Ponnapa in women's doubles, she is the first Indian singles player to reach the semi-finals of the World Championships.

12:25 After ensuring a historic bronze for herself by beating China's Wang Shixian in the quarter-finals on Friday, India's PV Sindhu is now one step away from the title clash.

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