In an interesting final of 2017 India Open Super Series in New Delhi, PV Sindhu beat Carolina Marin of Spain. India shining star and Olympic silver medallist PV Sindhu did not give any chance for Spaniard to make any impression in the match as she defeated her in straight sets by 21-19, 21-16.
The final match was a rematch of the Olympic final where Marin defeated Sindhu to clinch the gold medal. Sindhu and Marin were meeting for the 9th time and before this match, Marin was leading the tie by 5-3. But this was entirely different.
PV Sindhu started the match on high as she started to dominate the match from the first rally. She did fumble in between but she kept her cool and did keep doing the basic things right.
This victory over the arch rival will give her a lot of confidence as she was devasted after losing the Olympic final to her despite taking the first set. But this win has suggested that she has worked a lot on her game and have rectified the mistakes that she committed in that match.
The main positive point in this match was that PV Sindhu was never looked under pressure, the thing that she lacked in Rio this year. She has worked hard on her game which was clearly reflected in the final match.
This victory over Spaniard will take PV Sindhu at her career best ranking, no2 in the world. She will be the second badminton to achieve this feat in her career after Saina Nehwal.
She started the final at no 5 positions but the win gave her 9200 points which will be enough for her to reach the no2 position. She also made up for the loss against Marin in Rio. She also made the count 4-5 against Marin.
This win will act as a huge boost as she now moves to Singapore for the Singapore Open. She would love to add another title to her kitty and reach the top position the world.
The fans were really happy the performance of PV Sindhu and many people wished her on Twitter after winning the final and getting to a no2 position in the ranking. She has a tough challenge ahead and would love to maintain the same form and win more title for her country.