PV Sindhu enters Badminton final: Twitter showers praise, salutes shuttler

By: | Updated: August 19, 2016 5:17 PM

As soon as PV Sindhu defeated Japanese counter part Nozomi Okuhara 21-19, 21-10 in straight sets, twitter exploded in support of the ace-shuttler showering praise on her and many saluted terming her 'unstoppable'.

The 49-minute long match saw many long rallies mostly going in favour of PV Sindhu. The 49-minute long match saw many long rallies mostly going in favour of PV Sindhu. (PTI)

As soon as PV Sindhu defeated Japanese counter part Nozomi Okuhara 21-19, 21-10 in straight sets, twitter exploded in support of the ace-shuttler showering praise on her and many saluted terming her ‘unstoppable’. With this win, Sindhu has secured at least a Silver medal for India. Okuhara had defeated Sindhu in the last three head-to-head encounter. But this time Sindhu has made it past her not losing her nerves. From Prime Minister Narendra Modi to a common man has voiced their support and wishes to PV Sindhu on twitter with people asking her GoForGold.

The 49-minute long match saw many long rallies mostly going in favour of PV Sindhu. Sindhu created history as this will be her first and India’s second Olympic medal in badminton. Earlier, Saina Nehwal had brought Bronze for India in London 2016 Olympics. Sindhu will now face Spain’s Carolina Marin who is a two-time world champion. One tweet said that PV Sindhu has made India as well as Pulela Gopichand proud while other tweet said that she is true champion. “Wow the fierceness behind that point that won the match….hear her roar! On to the finals!” reads another tweet. Former badminton player Supriya Devgan said, “She has made India proud, was flawless today,totally incharge.”

Here are some tweets:

Smita Barooah ‏@smitabarooah

Did you hear the thundering of a billion heartbeats???? #PVSindhu , you beauty!!! Thank you, thank you, thank you #Ind

Jash ‏@pandyajash

One more medal confirmed. But wat a match, played like true champion #PVSindhu

Rahul Chhajed ‏@rahul6202

Fantastic !!! #WomenPower !!!!! Brilliant Performance by #PVSindhu

Bobby Ghosh ‏@ghoshworld

WATCH: PV Sindhu Beats Nozomi Okuhara, Enters Final

That last smash by #PVSindhu was so dominating, so gloriously arrogant, it reminded me of Dhoni’s World Cup-winning six. Wow!

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