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PV Sindhu to take on Taiwan's Tai Tzu Ying in Hong Kong Open final

Updated: Nov 27, 2016 10:15 IST

Kowloon [Hong Kong], Nov. 27 (ANI): Ace Indian shuttler PV Sindhu will today take on Chinese Taipei's Tai Tzu Ying in the final of the women's singles event of the Hong Kong Open Super Series tournament.

The Rio Olympic silver medallist yesterday Hong Kong's girl Ngan Yi Cheung in straight sets to enter her second straight Super Series final.

The ace Indian shuttler defeated Yi Cheung, who had defeated Saina Nehwal in the quarterfinals last evening, 21-14, 21-16 in the last four-match that lasted 46 minutes.

Meanwhile, fourth seed Tai Tzu Ying would also be brimming with confidence after defeated World number one and defending Hong Kong Open champion Carolina Marin 21-17, 14-21, 21-16.

In the men's singles event, national champion Sameer Verma, who came into the tournament as a qualifier, will fight for the title against local favourite Ng Ka Long Angus.

Sameer defeated third seeded Jan O Jorgensen 21-19, 24-22 last evening to make it to his maiden Super Series final. (ANI)

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