World Super Series Finals: PV Sindhu beats Carolina Marin 21-17, 21-13; avenges her Olympic loss

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New Delhi | Updated: Dec 16, 2016 8:59 PM

Rio Olympics silver medallist PV Sindhu, today avenged her Olympic loss, defeating World number 2, Carolina Marin of Spain, 21-17, 21-13 at the World Super Series Finals in Dubai.

PV Sindhu will be facing Spain's Carolina Marin in the most crucial game of her maiden journey, today. (AP)PV Sindhu will be facing Spain’s Carolina Marin in the most crucial game of her maiden journey, today. (AP)

After a spectacular performance in the third game of the World Super Series Finals at Dubai, 2016 Rio Olympics silver medallist PV Sindhu, today avenged her Olympic loss, defeating World number 2, Carolina Marin of Spain, 21-17, 21-13. After her defeat in the second match of the BWF World Super Series Finals at Dubai, 2016 Rio Olympics silver medallist PV Sindhu faced Marin in the most crucial game of her maiden journey, today.

After a spectacular and aggressive performance, the ace Indian shuttler, got the first grip of the match, clinching 21-17 win in the first game against Marin. The play exhibited how Sindhu kept ready and cautious of every stroke played by the Olympic gold medalist and clinched lead of the first game after a classic smash claiming two points.

After bagging the first game, Sindhu also made a big start to the second game, snatching early points to get a grip of the game and thereby taking win of the match in two games.

Earlier in the 2016 Rio Olympics final, Sindhu lost to Marin as the Spain’s shuttler took a claim of the Olympics gold medal, following a spectacular performance.

Sindhu came victorious after a 12-21 21-8 21-15 win over World No. 8 Akane Yamaguchi of Japan in an entertaining opening women’s singles Group B match at the World Super Series Finals.

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After mind-blowing performances in the last two qualifying tournaments, ace Indian shuttler PV Sindhu had made it to the World Super Series Finals, being the first Indian to qualify for the tournament across all five formats of the game. The prestigious tournament, played in Dubai from December 14 to 18, features the top eight single players and double pairs from the year’s World Super Series tour.

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