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Sindhu has been outstanding this season with silver medals in all the major events this year -- the Commonwealth Games, the World Championship and the Asian Games.
Indian stars Saina Nehwal and PV Sindhu have lost 22 matches between them to women's badminton world no. 1 Tai Tzu Ying.
After securing historic medal, ace India shuttler goes down 17-21, 14-21 against World No 1 in last-four clash.
Summing up the match, Saina said Tzu-Ying had a complete game which left her confused.
World number 10 and Olympic medallist Saina played with good intensity but lost 17-21 14-21 to a superior Tzu Ying, who stood out with her court coverage and retrieving in the 36-minute match.
After Saina Nehwal became the first Indian after Syed Modi 36 years ago, PV Sindhu reached the mark soon after.
Asian Games 2018: Badminton star Saina Nehwal storms into semis with win over Ratchanok Intanon
Saina Nehwal registered a thumping 21-18, 21-16 straight games victory over Ratchanok Intanon in a match that lasted 42 minutes.
Atmosphere at badminton courts in Indonesia has been surreal with fans singing non-stop.
Commonwealth Games silver medallists Satwiksairaj Rankireddy and Chirag Shetty, however, couldn't cross the second round after their gallant fight ended with a 17-21, 21-19, 17-21 loss.
The 28-year-old registered a straight-sets victory over Indonesia's Fitriani Fitriani in the pre-quarters.
World Championship silver medallist Sindhu faced stiff resistance from world number 52 Trang before prevailing 21-10 12-21 23-21 in a tough opening round which lasted 58 minutes.
Third seed Sindhu will open her campaign against Vietnam's Thi Trang Vu while Saina has been pitted against Iranian Soraya Aghaeihajiagha.
The Indian women's team, which won a historic bronze in the last edition in Incheon, lost the quarterfinal to the top-seeded and the most formidable team in the world.
Bajrang Punia won his maiden Asian Games gold in the 65kg category by defeating Japan's Daichi Takatani in Jakarta.
India ended a 28-year-old medal drought when the women's team, led by Saina Nehwal and Sindhu, clinched their maiden bronze medal at the 2014 edition at Incheon, South Korea.