Indian ace shuttler and Olympic medalist PV Sindhu clinched the Singapore Open 2022 title after defeating China's Wang Zhiyi in the final of the women's singles category on Sunday.
Playing on court 1, Sindhu won the summit clash by 21-9, 11-21, 21-15. She was off to a great start, winning the first game by a thumping margin. Zhiyi made a comeback in a similar fashion in the next game, winning it by 11-21. In the decider game, the top Indian shuttler maintained her composure to win it 21-15 and win the title.
PV Sindhu advanced to the summit clash of the women's singles category of the Singapore Open 2022 by defeating Japan's Saena Kawakami in the semifinals here in Singapore on Saturday.
Sindhu was at her most dominant in the game, as she warded off the Japanese challenge within two straight games 15-21, 7-21. The match lasted for 58 minutes.
Prime Minister Narendra Modi led the nation in Ciongratulating PV Sindhu for her victory. In his message on Twitter Modi said:
This is Sindhu's third title of 2022.
Law and Justice Minister Kirren Rijiju congratulated PV Sindhu and her coach on her winning the coveted title:
My special congratulations also goes to Sindhu's very talented coach Park Tae Sang on winning the #SingaporeOpen 🏸 pic.twitter.com/23Ftepubzr— Kiren Rijiju (@KirenRijiju) July 17, 2022
In January this year, Sindhu won the women's singles title at the Syed Modi International tournament.
Union MInister for I&K, Youth and Sports Anurag Thakur Cingratulated the Olympian and posted the video's of Sindhu's winning shot against her Chinese rival Wang Zhiyi on Twitter:
PV SINDHU has won it 🇮🇳!!!— Anurag Thakur (@ianuragthakur) July 17, 2022
Thrilling game; here’s that moment !
• Stunning performance by @Pvsindhu1 to clinch her first ever #SingaporeOpen title with a 21-9, 11-21, 21-15 defeat of #WangZhi 🇨🇳
• 3rd title of 2022, she is looking in superb form!
At the Babu Banarasi Indoor Stadium, top-seed Sindhu defeated Malvika Bansod 21-13, 21-16 in the summit clash that lasted for 35 minutes.
Then later in March, India's ace shuttler claimed the Swiss Open 2022 women's singles crown at St. Jakobshalle arena in Basel.
Battling it out at court 1, the double Olympic medallist Indian Sindhu defeated Busanan Ongbamrungphan of Thailand by 21-16, 21-8 in 49 minutes