The BWF Malaysia Masters 2023 badminton is now in its final stages, and Indian ace HS Prannoy has entered the men’s singles finals, while in the women’s singles PV Sindhu bows out in the semi-finals, know the final live stream telecast in India
HS Prannoy, who is currently ranked at World No. 9 received a walkover after his semi-final opponent Christian Adinata from Indonesia pulled out with an injury.
Malaysia Masters 2023 badminton final HS Prannoy vs Weng Hongyang date, time, results, score, live stream telecast in India
Malaysia Masters 2023: HS Prannoy advances to final after opponent retires due to injury
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PV Sindhu the two-time Olympic medallist, lost 21-14, 21-17 to world No. 9 Gregoria Mariska Tunjung, in the women’s singles semi-finals.
HS Prannoy enters men’s singles final
India’s HS Prannoy, is currently on a fiery run at the Malaysia Masters. The world no. 9 defeated world No. 6 Chou Tien Chen, Li Shi Feng, the reigning All England champion and Kenta Nishimoto, the Madrid Masters 2023 winner on his way to the semis.
In the recent semi-finals match against world No. 57 Christian Adinata, Prannoy started out strong winning the first seven points. Adinata however, made a solid comeback and brought things to level at 15-15. However, things took a sad turn when Prannoy was leading at 19-17. Christian suffered an unfortunate injury, which forced him to pull out of the match. As such, Prannoy won the match by default.
Following the win, HS Prannoy will now face the winner of the other semi-final clash between Chinese Taipei’s Lin Chun-Yi and the People’s Republic of China’s Weng Hong Yang. The final match will take place on Sunday and marks Prannoy’s first final appearance since his loss to Jonatan Christie in the 2022 Swiss Open final.
Final Schedule (28th May)
India Prannoy HS vs China Weng Hongyang (12:00 PM IST)
When & Where to watch: live stream & telecast of Malaysia Masters
Live streaming of the Malaysia Masters 2023 events will be accessible on the Badminton World Federation’s official YouTube channel, BWF TV. To watch this tournament’s championship matches on Olympic Channel, fans can visit the Olympics.com.
PV Sindhu loses out in women’s singles semi-finals
Earlier in the day, PV Sindhu played against Indonesia’s Gregoria Mariska Tunjung in the women’s singles semi-finals. Sindhu dominated the early parts of the game and even secured a three-point lead heading into the break.
However, Tunjung came back stronger after the restart and regained control of the match. The Indonesian star won 13 of the next 16 points with ease. Interestingly, Tunjug beat Sindhu just last month in the Madrid Masters final.
PV Sindhu then started off the second game well and lead 4-1, but Tunjung, fought back and won the set in 40 minutes. The recent win marks Tunjung’s second straight victory over PV Sindhu. Sindhu won the previous seven meetings.