PV Sindhu gave a brilliant performance to book her spot in the World Badminton Championships final after beating China’s Chen Yufei 21-13, 21-10 in the second semi-final on Saturday.
Saina Nehwal lost in the women’s singles semi-finals in Glasgow on Saturday.
On Friday, Kidambi Srikanth lost faced a 14-21, 18-21 defeat at the hands of world number one Wan Ho in a match that lasted 49 minutes.
Sindhu reached the finals with a 21-13 21-10 win over World No 10 Chen Yufei.
This will be a third medal for Sindhu in the World Championship. She had won bronze twice in the 2013 and 2014 editions.
With this win, she also became the only second Indian to reach the finals of World Championship.
The 22-year-old will next take on Okuhara, whom she has beaten thrice and lost equal number of times in the last six meetings.