Sindhu beat second seed Akane Yamaguchi to reach the finals of the BWF Badminton World Championships.
She won 21-16, 24-22 in a thrilling match between the two. Tn the second game, she trailed 11-19 before winning 24-22 having seen match point at 20-19.
Sindhu will next face Carolina Marin in the final in a repeat of the 2016 Olympics gold medal match. he Spaniard got the better of China’s He Bingjiao 13-21, 21-16, 21-13 in the other semi-final.