PV Sindhu beat Chen Yu Fei of China in World Championship finals by 21-7, 21-14 match lasted till 40-minutes.
The Indian Star Shuttler PV Sindhu entered her 3rd consecutive World Championship final. The 24year old shuttler in the past had settled for silver twice. She lost against the Spanish shuttler Carolina Marin in 2018 finals and another defeat was against Nozomi Okuhara of Japan.
PV Sindhu in the semifinals played exceptionally well and outclassed the Chinese Shuttler Chen Yu Fei by 21-7,21-14 in a 40minute long match.
On the other hand in the men’s singles semi-finals, B Sai Praneeth lost against Japanese shuttler and World No.1 Kento Momota by 13-21, 8-21 to settle for a bronze medal.
In the BWF World Championship, 2019 finals PV Sindhu will face Nozomi Okuhara of Japan. The Japanese Shuttler beat Thailand Shuttler Ratchanok Intanon by 17-21,21-18,21-15 in the Semifinals.
PV Sindhu was looking great in the semifinals, she started the match with complete dominance and finished the first set within 15 minutes. The Chinese shuttler Yu Fei tried to make a comeback in the second game but Sindhu didn’t provide many chances and continue her great performance to finish the second match in 25-minutes. PV Sindhu fully used her abilities like reaching farthest corners and covering all the court fully, the judgments of Sindhu were great which helped her to secure many points. The robust PV Sindhu defeated the Chinese shuttler by 21-14 in the second game.
Now PV Sindhu had managed to secure 5 World Championship medal.
In Men’s singles, B Sai Praneeth became the first Indian male shuttler in 36 years to secure a place in semifinals in the prestigious event.
In Quarters PV Sindhu won against Chinese Taipei’s Tai Tzu Ying and Sai Praneeth won against Indonesia’s Jonatan Christie.
Sai Praneeth’s attacking sport also couldn’t help him to damage the defense of World No.1Kento Momota as Momota manages to win the match in just 41 minutes.
B Sai Praneeth is the only Indian male shuttler in 36 years to win a medal in any Prestigious Tournament.
In 1983 Prakash Padukone was the first Indian shuttler to win a men’s singles World Championships medal, a bronze.