PV Sindhu wins Korean Open 2017

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Sindhu clinched her third Superseries title with her win in the Korean Super Series. Sindhu didn't lose spirit as she fought her way back into the third game and trounced Okuhara in the end to win the match and the title. Sindhu took an early lead and went into the break with an 11-5 lead. For proof, look no further than last month's match between P.V. Sindhu and Nozomi Okuhara.

Okuhara likes to move the shuttle quicker than Sindhu and the Japanese's sharp game forced the Indian on the back-foot.

It seems Prime Minister Narendra Modi was occupied by the intensity of PV Sindhu's Korea Open finals.

"In the last, both of us played our hearts out and just like the World Championships, the score was nearly there, like 19-17".

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The closest that Okuhara came was 13-15, but Sindhu was obdurate in her decision to breast the tape first. The highest number of rally in this match was 56 shots that left both the shuttlers gasp for breath.

The 21-year-old Sindhu had a good 7-3 lead in the second game.

The match, pitting together two unseeded players, was far lower in quality than the women's affair.

Sindhu, is also a silver medalist of Rio Olympics, outshined Okuhara 22-20, 11-21, 21-18 at the SK Handball Stadium earlier today. She began to get the right length and found her rhythm. Things changed in the second game as Sindhu looked exhausted while Okuhara on the other hand was calm and composed. While the World Championships final, a 110-minute epic battle, stands out among all with an extraordinary 73-shot rally being the highlight, Sunday's encounter too was equally engrossing.


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