Sindhu had to work hard to register a 21-11 16-21 21-14 win over Nitchaon Jindapol en route to semis
Outstanding performance @Pvsindhu1 what a performer you are .we always know you will be come back with medal.but this time want gold medal in #AsianGames2018 come on #PVSindhu— Praveen Rathod (@praveen_sanu) August 26, 2018
Congratulations @Pvsindhu1 @NSaina..again making us proud.— Pulkit Agarwal (@PulkitAgarwal16) August 26, 2018
All the best for semi-finals..
Both of you are such a inspiration for youth..any thing can be achieved with hard work and dedication..hats off..
Hardly surprising, the consistency of @NSaina and @Pvsindhu1 is incredible! Surely in the top 10 for India's greatest athletes of all time. A final at the #AsianGames would be brilliant. #AsianGames2018 https://t.co/HAxO02BfsZ— Nipun Yerramalla (@yerramallanipun) August 26, 2018
Brilliantly done, @NSaina & @Pvsindhu1 by making it to S-Fs. Two medals assured for sure, but an all-Indian final is now a reasonable wish. #AsianGamesOCA2018— Shekhar Gupta (@ShekharGupta) August 26, 2018
Both @NSaina and @Pvsindhu1 in semis.— Sunil Prajapati (@linus3120) August 26, 2018
Can we get that final which every indian dreamt of.
Summit clash between saina n sindhu.
One step away.
Bronze is not the colour we wanna see
I cannot help but dream about a final between @Pvsindhu1 and @NSaina in the #AsianGames— Anand Datla (@SportaSmile) August 26, 2018
First of all though, celebrate the success of these ladies, who have assured us individual medals after a 36 year drought#IndianBadminton
Yes yes yes!!! @Pvsindhu1 enters the Semi Finals beating Thailand's Nitchaon Jindapol 21-11,16-2, 21-14 👏👏#Sindhu is now assured of a medal at #AsianGames2018 and that makes it 2 medals for India!! #Proud pic.twitter.com/Vcrt965Isx— OGQ (@OGQ_India) August 26, 2018
@Pvsindhu1 - you CHAMPION!!— Aparna Popat OLY (@aparnapopat) August 26, 2018
DOUBLE DELIGHT for 🇮🇳
2 medals assured from badminton womens singles at #AsianGames2018
Was actually fed up of people asking why India doesn't enjoy success in badminton at Asian Games.
It was just a matter of time!!@BAI_Media @ioaindia @NSaina
Excellent from @Pvsindhu1 in the decider to close it out and assure herself of a medal. Can she go on and make the final tomorrow? She can.— Boria Majumdar (@BoriaMajumdar) August 26, 2018
And @Pvsindhu1 eclipse past Thailand's Nitchaon in a thriller of an encounter; proves her mettle to turn the result in her favour after succumbing the second game in an exasperating 21-11, 16-21, 21-14 win to assure the 🥉at #Asiangames2018 #IndiaontheRise #IndiaAtAsianGames pic.twitter.com/jxhn4bgBFh— BAI Media (@BAI_Media) August 26, 2018
And with today's performance, both @NSaina and @Pvsindhu1 have won a medal in every major competition -- @Olympics, world championship, CWG, Asian Games and Asian Championship— Abhijeet Kulkarni (@abk6580) August 26, 2018
36 years without an individual medal in badminton and now 2 individual medals assured in the span of 1 hour. Congrats @Pvsindhu1 and @NSaina. You both are simply awesome. Proud to support you both @OGQ_India 🇮🇳🏸 . Now wish both can make it a dream Indian final— Viren Rasquinha (@virenrasquinha) August 26, 2018
Both PV Sindhu & Saina Nehwal are in Semi finals of Asian Games. Confirming 2 historic medals in women's individual Badminton in Asian games. This is the real Rakhsa Bandhan celebration . Proud of you sisters 👏👏 @Pvsindhu1 @NSaina #AsianGames2018 #BadmintalkAsianGames— Biswajit Jena (@jena_biswajit) August 26, 2018
And now princes Sindhu too makes it to the semi finals.....Go for gold girls....I am so happy today.— india_badminton (@india_badminton) August 26, 2018
Women's badminton never fails to make India proud! Saina and Sindhu are such an asset to Indian sports!— Sreenath Sreekumar (@cheta_sree) August 26, 2018
It may become Sindhu vs Saina again. brilliant performance to reach semi finals of #AsianGames2018— Vijendra Ray (@RayVijendra) August 26, 2018
Hope both meet at Finals.
Wowwwww! Sindhu enter Semis of #AsianGames2018. Assures medal for India to create history!! Beats Nitchaon Jindapol of Thailand!! Come on...— Badminton Addict (@bad_critic346) August 26, 2018
Saina-Sindhu final looms at #AsianGames2018 after their history- assuring wins in quarterfinals.— Amanpreet Singh (@amanthejourno) August 26, 2018
Saina bt Ratchanok
Sindhu bt Jindapol#india at #AsianGames2018
We didn't have an individual medal in badminton for 36 years. And now we have two within minutes of each other!— Sudeshna Banerjee (@Sudsports) August 26, 2018
So privileged to have class players like Saina and Sindhu!
Keep going, girls!#AsianGames2018