1) PV Sindhu vs Nozomi Okuhara BWC 2017 final: Ace Indian shuttler PV Sindhu on Sunday lost the Final Match of World Badminton Championships against Japanese Nozomi Okuhara to settle for a Silver medal. (PTI)
Sindhu, the fourth-seed in Badminton, lifted the spirits of the Indian camp by reaching the finals with a 21-13, 21-10 win over the World No 10 in a match lasting just 48 minutes. (PTI)
Earlier, Sindhu and Nozomi had faced each other six times so far, with each winning three matches. The Olympic silver medallist assured India of a silver medal with a straight game win over Chen Yufei of China yesterday. (PTI)
The 22-year-old Badminton sensation is displaying rampaging form ever since the Rio Olympics, where she was defeated in the summit clash by Spain’s Carolina Marin. (Twitter/BWC17)
Earlier, Sindhu had won bronze twice in the 2013 and 2014 editions of the World Championships.
Sindhu had earlier became the only second Indian to reach the finals of World Championship after Saina achieved that feat in the last edition of the tournament at Jakarta. (Twitter/PBLIndian)
Sindhu bagged her maiden Super Series premier title at China Open last year before winning the India Super Series in April. The Hyderabad girl also won the Syed Modi Grand Prix Gold in January. (Reuters)