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Tokyo Olympics 2020: PV Sindhu Beat Cheung Ngan Yi One-Sided Match

HIGHLIGHTS:

  • P.V. Sindhu defeated Cheung Ngan Yi one-sided match.
  • P.V. Sindhu reaches into the Quarter-Finals.
  • She has won many competitions including Olympics, the BWF circuit and many more.

TOKYO OLYMPICS 2020: Indian badminton star PV Sindhu won the Tokyo Olympics. Sindhu beat Cheung Ngan Yi of Hong Kong 2-0 in a one-sided match in the group stage match of the women’s singles. In a match that kept going 35 minutes, Sindhu beat Cheung by 21-9, 21-16. With this Sindhu won both the matches at the group stage. With this success, Sindhu has established her place in the knockout stage.

Sindhu set up a brilliant performance to take an 11-4 lead till the end of the game. Although world number 58 Polikarpova made an honest effort to make a comeback from that point, she was unable to break Sindhu’s cross-court shots. At last, Sindhu won the second match in only 16 minutes.

P.V. Sindhu has won many competitions including the Olympics and the BWF circuit, including a gold at the 2019 World Championships. She is the first Indian to turn into a Badminton titleholder and the first Indian lady to earn an Olympic silver medal in 2016.

She broke into the best 20 of the BWF World Rankings in September 2012 at 17 years old. In mid-2013, she won a medal at each World Championships aside from 2015. She is the second woman after Zhang Ning to win. At least five medals in the World Championships. She represented India at the 2016 Summer Olympics, turning into the first Indian badminton player to reach the finals. She won the silver medal after losing to Carolina Marin of Spain.

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Sindhu won her first SuperSeries title at the 2016 China Open and along with four more finals in 2017 in South Korea and India. Furthermore, she has won one silver medal in the 2018 Commonwealth Games and the 2018 Asian Games, and two bronze medals in the Uber Cup.

Gaurav Agarwal
Gaurav Agarwal
Gaurav Agarwal is a content writer who has a keen interest in sports, fashion, and lifestyle. He is a post-graduate in Economics and loves to listen to classic old Hindi songs and travel to new places in his leisure time.
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