In a hard-fought battle, rising India shuttler P V Sindhu lost her women's singles quarterfinal match of the Badminton Asia Championships against Japan's Eriko Hirose here on Friday.
Hirose defeated the Indian shuttler by 19-21, 21-16, 11-21 margin.
Sindhu had defeated former world number 1 Shixian Wang of China and moved to the women's singles quarterfinals of the event on Thursday.
She defeated Wang by 15-21 21-14 22-20 margin.
India´s campaign at the Badminton Asia Championships with Sindhu´s defeat on Friday.