PV Sindhu wins Korea Open Super Series 2017 title, defeats Nozomi Okuhara 22-20, 11-21, 21-18

17 September 2017, 01:44 PM

Star Indian Shuttler PV Sindhu on Sunday defeated her Japanese opponent Nozomi Okuhara to win Korea Open Super Series 2017. She became the first Indian Badminton Player to win Korean Super Series title.

This was the third Super Series title for Sindhu overall. She had won the China Super Series title in 2016.

Sindhu shall pocket USD 45000 as prize money for winning the Korea Open Super Series 2017 tournament.

Sindhu avenged her loss to the Japanese shuttler in the 2017 BWF World championships at Glasgow in August. Sindhu has been in phenomenal form this season.

Earlier, She had won the Indian Open Super Series title and the Syed Modi Grand Prix Gold title.

Below are the highlights of the match: 

# Sindhu is three points away from historic victory.

# Sindhu has a huge lead (11-5)  in the third and deciding game, she is in the driver's seat to win the contest.

# Sindhu is leading the third game 6-4. She needs to stretch the lead further as Okuhara comes back strongly. 

# PV Sindhu has lost second game against Japan's Nozomi Okuhara, 21-11

# Nozomi leading in the second game by 20-11

# Okuhara is set to win the second game and we will see the title decider third game.

# PV Sindhu wins the first game against Nozomi Okuhara 22-20. 

First Published: Sunday, September 17, 2017 12:28 PM
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