Kuala Lumpur: Top seed P.V. Sindhu reached the women's singles semi-finals of the Malaysia Open Grand Prix Gold here at the Juara Indoor Stadium by winning both her second round and quarter-final matches on Thursday.
Sindhu, who reached a career high of World No.13 on Thursday, first overcame Ngan Yi Cheung of Hong Kong 11-21, 21-18, 21-10 in 46 minutes after which she beat Indonesian seventh seed Hera Desi 21-17, 21-17 in 37 minutes to advance to the last four of the tier three tournament.
The 17-year-old, who reached the semi-finals of the India Open last week, will face Thai third seed Sapsiree Taerattanachai Friday for a place in the finals. Both the girls have one win over each other.