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Treated world championship final like a fresh game: PV Sindhu

Sindhu said that she put value on every point and was quick on her feet which helped her beat her Japanese rival.
 

Sep 08, 2019, 19:46 PM IST

PM Narendra Modi meets 'India's pride' PV Sindhu after historic BWF World Championships gold

Prime Minister Narendra Modi on Tuesday met Rio Olympic silver-medalist PV Sindhu and described her "India's pride" after she became the first shuttler from the country to bag a BWF World Championships gold in Basel, Switzerland. 

Aug 27, 2019, 15:11 PM IST

PV Sindhu stuns Nozomi Okuhara to clinch maiden BWF World Championships gold

With the win, Sindhu also scripted history by becoming the first Indian ever to grab a gold medal at the BWF World Championships.

Aug 25, 2019, 18:58 PM IST

BWF World Championships Final, PV Sindhu vs Nozomi Okuhara: As it happened

Rio Olympic silver-medallist PV Sindhu looks to seal an elusive gold at the BWF World Championships as she takes on Japanese star and world number three Nozomi Okuhara in the summit showdown of the women's singles event of the prestigious tournament in Basel, Switzerland on Sunday. 

Aug 25, 2019, 16:02 PM IST

BWF World Championships: It's PV Sindhu vs Nozomi Okuhara in final

Sindhu eased past fourth-seed Chen Yu Fei of China 21-7, 21-14 in the one-sided semi-final match of the tournament on Saturday to book her place in the final. 

Aug 25, 2019, 11:04 AM IST

PV Sindhu reaches Indonesia Open final with 21-19, 21-10 win over Chen YuFei

Sindhu had reached the semis after flattening Japanese number three seed Nozomi Okuhara 21-14, 21-7 while Chen beat USA`s Beiwen Zhang 21-14, 17-21, 21-16 in her quarterfinal match.

Jul 20, 2019, 17:22 PM IST

Singapore Open: PV Sindhu seals semifinal spot, Saina Nehwal ousted

Rio Games silver-winner Sindhu defeated world No.18 and 2017 BWF World Junior Championship bronze-medallist Cai Yanyan of China 21-13 17-21 21-14 to set up a meeting with former world champion Nozomi Okuhara.

Apr 12, 2019, 15:36 PM IST

Saina Nehwal tames Nozomi Okuhara to enter Malaysia Masters semis

The 28-year-old from Hyderabad, who had won the title in 2017 and was a runners-up in the 2011 edition, will face a tough test next when she faces three-time world champion Carolina Marin of Spain on Saturday.

Jan 18, 2019, 15:42 PM IST

Was questioned for losing 7 finals, now have a Gold: PV Sindhu after winning BWF World Tour Finals

Sindhu battled it out against familiar foe Nozomi Okuhara who has been a formidable opponent over the years, in the final of the BWF World Tour Final 2018.

Dec 19, 2018, 17:05 PM IST

PV Sindhu scripts history, clinches maiden BWF Tour Finals title

Sindhu registers a 21-19, 21-17 win over Okuhara in a thrilling summit showdown of the women's singles event that lasted a little over an hour. 

Dec 16, 2018, 12:19 PM IST

PV Sindhu goes down 15-21, 18-21 to Nozomi Okuhara in Thailand Open final

 Olympic silver medallist P V Sindhu's title drought year continued as she suffered a straight-game defeat against Japan's Nozomi Okuhara in the summit clash of the USD 350,000 Thailand Open World Tour Super 500 badminton tournament.

Jul 15, 2018, 18:10 PM IST

Nozomi Okuhara beats PV Sindhu to win Thailand Open

Okuhara dominated throughout the first set and fought back in the second to win 21-15 and 21-18. 

 

Jul 15, 2018, 16:33 PM IST

PV Sindhu overcomes Nozomi Okuhara challenge to reach All England Badminton Championship semifinals

With this victory, Sindhu registered her fifth win over the Nagano-born World No. 6 Japanese, who robbed her of a World Championship gold at Glasgow after a 110 minute marathon battle which went down in history as one of the greatest.

Mar 16, 2018, 21:15 PM IST

PV Sindhu, Kidambi Srikanth carry India's hopes at Denmark Open

Rio Olympics and World Championship silver medallist Sindhu have been in rampaging form this season as she has already bagged two titles at the India Open and Korea Open respectively.

Oct 16, 2017, 13:56 PM IST

Japan Open: PV Sindhu survives Minatsu Mitani scare, sets up 2nd round date with Nozomi Okuhara

Earlier in the day, Saina Nehwal set the tone for Indian women's team by beating Thai Pornpawee Chochuwong 21-17, 21-9 in 39 minutes.

Sep 20, 2017, 19:28 PM IST

PV Sindhu to reclaim World No 2 spot after winning Korea Open Super Series title

It is not for the first time though that Sindhu will claim this spot. She had struggled her way atop to script history as she became the second Indian woman shuttler after Saina Nehwal to break into the top 5 of the singles ranking chart.

Sep 18, 2017, 22:47 PM IST

Japan Open 2017: PV Sindhu-Nozomi Okuhara saga to continue, could meet in second round

Sindhu will start off her campaign to bag her maiden Japan title, taking on Japanese shuttler Minatsu Mitani, whom she had defeated in a three-setter battle in the Korea Open.  

Sep 18, 2017, 19:43 PM IST

All eyes on Korea Super Series champion PV Sindhu as Japan Open begins

Sindhu, who had dropped the second game before defeating Minatsu Mitani last week in the Korea Open, will once again take on the Japanese in the opening round this week.

Sep 18, 2017, 15:27 PM IST

Twitter erupts as PV Sindhu defeats Nozomi Okuhara to win Korea Open Super Series title

Playing her first final in South Korea, Sindhu edged past world champion Nozomi Okuhara in a game that lasted for one hour 23 minutes. 

Sep 17, 2017, 13:43 PM IST

PV Sindhu beats Nozomi Okuhara, becomes first Indian to win Korea Open Super Series title

The win also helped Sindhu to level her head-to-head record against Okuhara, making it 4-4 in eight meetings.

Sep 17, 2017, 08:20 AM IST