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India's PV Sindhu plays against Japan's Akane Yamaguchi during their women's singles badminton quarterfinal match. (Photo credit: PTI)

  • India will have an opportunity to add as many as four medals to their tally
  • In badminton, PV Sindhu will be up against Tai Tzu-ying of Chinese Taipei in the women's singles semifinal
  • Archer Atanu Das will also be in action against Japan’s Takaharu Furukawa

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PV Sindhu and Lovlina Borgohain. (Photo credit: PTI)

  • PV Sindhu and boxer Lovlina Borgohain registered quarter-final wins on Friday
  • PV Sindhu will lock horns with Chinese Taipei's TY Tai in the semi-final
  • Lovlina will face Busenaz Surmeneli in the semi-final

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PV Sindhu had won a silver medal at the Rio Olympics in 2016. (Photo credit: PTI)

  • PV Sindhu beat Japan's Akane Yamaguchi 21-13, 22-20
  • Delhi's CM Arvind Kejriwal and badminton star Jwala Gutta congratulated Sindhu 
  • PV Sindhu is one win away from ensuring a medal 

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PV Sindhu in action at the 2020 Tokyo Olympics. (Photo credit: File/AP/PTI)

  • India's PV Sindhu inched one step closer to an Olympic medal
  • She beat Japan's Akane Yamaguchi in a match that lasted around an hour
  • The tie was filled with long rallies and both players looked tired

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PV Sindhu will take on Japan's Akane Yamaguchi in quarters. (Photo Credit: PTI Photo)

  • India has won only one medal in the Tokyo Olympics so far
  • In sailing, while Nethra Kumanan will represent India in women's one person dinghy race
  • Deepika Kumari will take on Russia's Ksenia Perova in women's individual pre-quarters

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Tokyo, Jul 29 (PTI) Reigning badminton world champion P V Sindhu sailed into the women's singles quarterfinals at the Tokyo Olympics with a straight-game triumph over Denmark's Mia Blichfeldt ...

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PV Sindhu defeated Denmark's Mia Blichfeldt 21-15, 21-11. (Photo credit: PTI)

  • PV Sindhu won the game in under 41 minutes
  • Sindhu will next face the winner of the match between Akane Yamaguchi of Japan and Korea's Kim Gaeun
  • Sindhu is the lone Indian badminton hope left in fray

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India's PV Sindhu competes against Ksenia Polikarpova during their women's singles badminton match at the 2020 Tokyo Olympics. (Photo credit: PTI)

  • PV Sindhu was born on July 5, 1995 in Hyderabad
  • She is the first Indian woman to win an Olympic silver medal
  • She was ranked 13th in Forbes' list of highest-paid female athletes of 2019