SINDHU BEATS CAROLINA IN INDIA OPEN BADMINTON TITLE

New Delhi, – India’s PV Sindhu defeated top seed Carolina Marin of Spain in straight games to win the final match of the India Open badminton tournament in New Delhi on Sunday. Third seed Sindhu beat the Spaniard 21-19, 21-16 in a match that lasted 46…

New Delhi, – India’s PV Sindhu defeated top seed Carolina Marin of Spain in straight games to win the final match of the India Open badminton tournament in New Delhi on Sunday.

Third seed Sindhu beat the Spaniard 21-19, 21-16 in a match that lasted 46 minutes at the Siri Fort Sports Complex. Sindhu took a crucial 5-1 lead in the first game but a fight back by Marin left the score 11-9 at the mid break.

Marin came back strongly after the change of ends to take a one-point lead 18-17 before Sindhu rallied to seal the game at 21-19.

The lanky Indian raced to a 4-0 lead in the second game and maintained a five-point lead at 15-10. She locked the game at 21-16 to lift the title. (QNA)

Source: Qatar News Agency