PV Sindhu on Sunday lifted the Singapore Open Super 500 trophy by defeating China's Wang Zhi Yi in an intense women's singles final for the double Olympic medalist.
PV Sindhu won her first career Super 500 title in the final of the Singapore Open on Sunday when she defeated reigning Asian champion Wang Zhi Yi of China 21-9, 11-21, 21-15.
The 27-year-old from Hyderabad came into the match at this year's All England Championship with a 1-0 win against Wang after defeating the Chinese player in their only meeting.
India's star shuttler PV Sindhu defeated China's Wang Jie in the women's singles final. Sindhu also strengthened her claim for gold in the Commonwealth Games by winning the Singapore Open.
The reigning Asian champion won the 2022 Singapore Open Super after defeating Indian ace shuttler PV Sindhu Wang Zhi Yi after an intense three-game match in the final.
It took him just 12 minutes to complete the opening game, which included a 13-point streak. The decider started on a nail-biting note before taking a five-point lead into the interval.
The two-time Olympic medalist Sindhu started the match with intent and raced to a 7-2 lead after peppering her Japanese opponent with perfect drop shots and some well-placed smashes.
London 2012 bronze medalist Saina Nehwal and HS Prannoy lost in the men's and women's singles quarterfinals respectively on Friday.।
drew 11-11. And anyway, Kawakami, who received a walkover from top seed Tai Tzu Ying in the second round just as it looked like the tide had turned in the Japanese player's favour.
The Singapore meet is a Super 500 tournament. The Syed Modi International in January and March will be the third summit of the 2022 Tokyo bronze medalists, and the Swiss Open BWF Super 300 won both.