PV Sindhu played some amazing badminton to clinch her first Super Series title on Sunday.
PV Sindhu, who became the toast of the country after becoming the first Indian women to win a silver at Rio Games, continued her rampaging run as she lifted the prestigious title after beating Sun 21-11, 17-21, 21-11 in the summit clash that lasted an hour and nine minutes.
V Sindhu will look to win her first Super Series title when she takes on Chinese Sun Yu in the China Open final in Fuzhao. Catch the live scores and updates of the China Open final between PV Sindhu and Sun Yu here.
World No 11 Sindhu trails her 9th-ranked opponent 2-3 in head to head. The last time the two faced off was at the Swiss Open in 2014.
Sindhu saved three match points and prevailed over Korean Sung Ji Hyun 11-21, 23-21, 21-19 in Saturday’s semifinal, while Sun Yu defeated fifth seed Tai Tzu-Ying of Taiwan 21-8, 23-21.
FUZHOU: Olympic silver medalist PV Sindhu clinched her maiden Super Series Premier title after edging out Sun Yu of China in the final of the $700,000 China Open badminton tournament on Sunday.
For Sun Yu, Sunday’s final is the sixth of the year. The 22-year-old finished runner-up at Thailand and China Masters and the Singapore, Australia and Japan Super Series.
After winning the silver medal at the Rio Olympics, Sindhu suffered second-round exits at the Denmark and French Open tournaments. A Super Series title would go a long way in bringing the season back on track for the Indian.
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