BWF World Tour Finals: Sindhu lose to Seyoung in straight sets; opts for silver medal

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  • The ruling world champion Indian ace had no response to the in-form world number six Korean
  • Seyoung had actually entered the occasion with back-to-back titles in the Indonesia Masters and Indonesia Open
  • The Korean also beaten Sindhu in the quarterfinals of the Denmark Open in October

Indian shuttler PV Sindhu went for a silver medal after decreasing meekly to South Korea’s An Seyoung 16-21, 12-21 in the summit clash of the BWF World Trip Finals here on Sunday.

The reigning world champion Indian ace had no answer to the in-form world number six Korean, who dictated terms from the word go.

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On the day, An was fantastic in netplay in addition to with her standard video game, never allowing the two-time Olympic medallist Indian shuttler to pick up into the match that lasted just 39 minutes.

Seyoung had entered into the season-ending competition with back-to-back titles in the Indonesia Masters and Indonesia Open and had actually also beaten Sindhu in the quarterfinals of the Denmark Open in October.

This was Sindhu’s third final look in the tournament. She had actually won the title in 2018 to end up being the only Indian to achieve the feat.

Published at Sun, 05 Dec 2021 02:19:06 -0600