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Narendra Modi showers praise on Sindhu after China Open win

PTI
Published Nov 20, 2016, 7:13 pm IST
Updated Nov 20, 2016, 8:01 pm IST
Sindhu became the second Indian to win the China Open, after Saina Nehwal did it two years back.
With this win, Sindhu becomes the third non-Chinese shuttler to win the China Open. (Photo: PTI)
 With this win, Sindhu becomes the third non-Chinese shuttler to win the China Open. (Photo: PTI)

New Delhi: Prime Minister Narendra Modi congratulated shuttler P V Sindhu for winning her first super series title in the China Open, on Sunday.

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The Olympic silver medallist clinched her Super Series Premier title after edging out Sun Yu of China in the finals of the $ 700,000 China Open badminton tournament in Fuzhou on Sunday.

Sindhu, who became the toast of the country after becoming the first Indian woman 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.

World No. 11 Sindhu had come into the match with a 2-3 head-to-head record but then statistics counted for little when she took the court at the Haixia Olympic Sports Center.

 

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Location: India, Delhi, New Delhi




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