PV Sindhu wins Korea Super Series badminton title

PV Sindhu exacted sweet revenge on Nozomi Okuhara of Japan when she won the Korean Open Super Series title with a 22-20, 11-21, 21-18 in Seoul on Sunday. She thus became the first Indian to win the Korean Open title.

In a pulsating final, which lasted one hour and 23 minutes, Sindhu showed exemplary skills, patience and speed to silence the Japanese, who had snatched the World title from the Indian in epic match in Glasgow that went close to two hours.

It was yet again a high voltage match. Sindhu was all aggressive but at the same time showed good court coverage to counter the swift-moving Okuhara.

The match was intense and the players raised the bar but in the end Sindhu won important points to pocket $40,000 prize money. This was her third Super Series title after winning the China Open in 2015 and Indian Open this year.

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