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P.V. Sindhu wins Singapore open

  • Published
    22nd Jul, 2022

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PV Sindhu won the first Super 500 title of her career when she defeated reigning Asian champion Wang Zhi Yi of China in the final of the Singapore Open. 

About:

  • Indian badminton star PV Sindhu won the women’s singles title at the Singapore Open 2022 BWF Super 500 tournament after beating Chinese shuttler Wang Zhi Yi.
  • This is her first 500 or better since the world championship win in 2019. This is her first 500 or better final in 2022.
  • This is an important marker for the world No 7 while the rankings are still frozen.
  • This was two-time Olympic medallist PV Sindhu’s third title of the year.
    • The earlier two, the Syed Modi International in January and Swiss Open in March.
  • Other Singapore Open title winner:
    • The last time an Indian won the Singapore Open was in 2017 when B Sai Praneeth clinched the men’s singles title.
      • Saina Nehwal won the women’s singles title in 2010.
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