PV Sindhu loses World Badminton Championship: India’s badminton star P.V. Indu failed to win the women’s singles category finals for the second time in the World Championship. Sindhu beat Carolina Marin of Spain in straight sets, 21-19, 21-10. No Indian player has ever won a gold medal in the world championship so far. In this way, Sindhu missed the gold medal and could not make history. Marin started well in the first game, but Sindhu also equaled Marin 3-3 with his strategic game. After this, the Indian player started picking up a score against the Spanish player and pushed him back from 15-11. Bringing his game fast, Marin made a comeback in the game and taking advantage of Sindhu’s mistakes, he scored a score of 18-18.
Here, Sindhu got a score and scored 19-20 against Marin, but Marin, who won the World Badminton Championship twice, got a score and beat Siddhu 21-19 in the first game. Marin, after not giving a chance to return to Sindhu in the second game, and dominated in the whole match, Marin started picking up the score and pushed Sindhu 11-2. Marin took advantage of every mistake made by Sindhu and collected points against him and won the title by defeating him 21-19 in the second game.
Our girl @Pvsindhu1 on the victory podium of World Championships with her Silver medal.
Its 4th time she is standing on the victory podium of World Championships. Incredible feat.
More power to you #BWFWC2018 pic.twitter.com/8ooSHoqppo
— India_AllSports (@India_AllSports) August 5, 2018
There has been a total of 12 matches played between Sindhu and Marin, in which Marin had 7 wins. While Sindhu has managed to beat him five times. The most recent encounter between the two happened in the Malaysia Open, where Sindhu beat Marin by 22-22, 21-19. This was the second encounter between the two world champions. Earlier, Sindhu and Marin had clashed in the World Championships in Li Ning in 2014, where Marin had beaten.
By reaching the finals, however, Sindhu had secured her second silver and fourth overall medal. It was his fourth medal so far, having won three medals in the World Championship. Earlier she had won a bronze medal twice in 2013 and 2014. At the same time in 2017, the first silver medal was booked by this fantastic shuttler.