Report: Indian shuttler PV Sindhu defeated former world champion Ratchanok Intanon of Thailand in straight games in their women's singles semi-final at the 2018 BWF World Tour Finals on Saturday.
The 23-year-old Olympic silver medallist, who has not lost to World No 8 Intanon in the last two years, breezed into the final after quashing her Thai opponent 21-16, 25-23 in 54 minutes.
The World No 6 from Hyderabad " who entered the semi-finals after defeating Beiwen Zhang of the US 21-9, 21-15 on Friday " dominated the first game, winning it in 20 minutes after grabbing an initial 6-4 lead.
Intanon bounced back in the second game but Sindhu did not lose nerve and won it in a nail-biting finish to wrap up the match.
Sindhu will now play against Japan's Nozomi Okuhara in the final on Sunday.
With inputs from IANS