Bhavinaben reaches final

28 Aug 2021, Tokyo: Bhavinaben Patel defeated China’s Zhang Miao 3-2 in the semifinals of Women’s Singles Class 4 at the Tokyo Paralympics here on Saturday.

After being a game down against World No 3, Bhavina stagged a remarkable comeback to win the match 7-11, 11-7, 11-4, 9-11, 11-8 and secure hereself a place in finals.

In the gold medal match,  Bhavina will take on world number one, Zhou Ying of China. The Chinese paddler is two-time Paralympic champion and had defeated Bhavinaben 3-0 (11-3, 11-9, 11-2) in their opening group match of 2020 Tokyo Paralympics.

SEMI – FINAL

NPC
SCORE
G1
G2
G3
G4
G5

IND

3
7 11 11 9 11

CHN

2
11 5 4 11 8

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