Meanwhile in the women's doubles final, the Chinese pair of Chen Qingchen and Jia Yifan clinched gold after defeating Misaki Matsutomo and Ayaka Takahashi , Christie pulled off his shirt in jubilant celebration as he edged out Kenta Nishimoto of Japan , 15,21, amid deafening roars from the home crowd in Jakarta. A list of the most popular web browsers can be found below. News Sports. Log in with your social account Facebook Google Linkedin. Hope to go all the way tomorrow," she added.
International badminton. Tanya Rudra Read Time : 6 - min. Badminton at the Asian Games. PV Sindhu now just 3 points away from securing her place in the finals. Earlier, Saina fell behind at the beginning but found a way to beat the Thai player, whom she had beaten at the recent World Championship in Nanjing and also at the Indonesian Master at the same venue.
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But 12th-ranked Ginting, who stunned the world and Olympic champions in previous rounds, lost out to a determined Chou Tien-chen of Taiwan , , in the second men's semi-final. It should be a good match," Sindhu, who was recently listed as the world's seventh highest paid sportswoman by Forbes, said. China are sure to reach the final as they also boast a formidable second doubles pair in Rio Olympic Games champions Liu Cheng-Zhang Nan. Ranked 15th in the world, Christie began his men's singles journey in the regional Olympics with a shock win over China's world number two Shi Yuqi in the opening round. Indonesia edged India while Japan strolled to a win over defending champions South Korea, who were clearly out of depth since all their top doubles players left the national team in The world No.