India’s star shuttler PV Sindhu defeated reigning world champion Nozomi Okuhara of Japan in the women’s singles final of the Korea Open Super Series in Seoul on 17 September.
The Rio Olympics silver medallist won the match 22-20, 11-21, 21-18 in an hour and 22 minutes at the SK Handball Stadium. Okuhara had defeated Sindhu in the World Championships final in Glasgow last month.
Former India opener Virender Sehwag and filmstar Amitabh Bachchan celebrated Sindhu’s win on Twitter, as did a bunch of others.
(With inputs from IANS)