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PBL: PV Sindhu takes Chennai Smashers to semi-finals

11 Jan 2017 | By Rishikesh Malkhede
2017 Premier Badminton League - Day 10 Updates!

Pusarla Venkata Sindhu defeated Sung Ji Hyun 11-8, 12-10 to take Chennai Smashers in the semi-finals of 2017 Vodafone Premier Badminton League.

Chennai ended Mumbai Rockets' winning streak at the tournament to win the tie 4-3.

The Smashers have now moved to the third spot of the points table and will face Awadhe Warriors in their next tie today.

In context: 2017 Premier Badminton League - Day 10 Updates!

HS Prannoy starts Mumbai Rockets' campaign with a win

Mumbai Rockets began their tie against Chennai Smashers with a win as HS Prannoy defeated Parupalli Kashyan 11-9, 13-11. Mumbai took a lead of 1-0 after the match.

Mixed doubles matchAddock couple gives a trump win to the Smashers

Chris and Gabrielle Addock continued to remain unbeaten at the 2017 Premier Badminton League as they won against Chirag Shetty and Nadiezda Zieba of Mumbai Rockets.

The Addock couple won the Trump match 9-11, 11-2, 11-7 to give a 2-1 lead to the Chennai Smashers.

It was not a tough fight for the Chennai Smashers even after losing the first game.

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Tommy Sugiarto extends Smashers' lead after defeating Ajay Jayaram

Men's singlesTommy Sugiarto extends Smashers' lead after defeating Ajay Jayaram

Chennai Smashers won another match in the tie against Mumbai Rockets to extend their lead.

Tommy Sugiarto defeated Ajay Jayaram 11-8, 2-11, 5-11 in the second men's singles match of the day.

Chennai got a point from the match and extended their lead against Mumbai to 3-1, while Sugiarto maintained his unbeaten streak against Ajay Jayaram.

11 Jan 2017PBL: PV Sindhu takes Chennai Smashers to semi-finals

Points table

With Mumbai Rockets sitting on top of the points table, they are followed by Awadhe Warriors, Chennai Smashers and Bengaluru Blasters. On the fifth and sixth place are Hyderabad Hunters and Delhi Acers respectively.

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