PV Sindhu wins China Open series, stuns China’s Sun Yu 21-11, 17-21, 21-11

PV Sindhu vs Sun Yu Live Badminton Score of China Open Final: PV Sindhu in China Open Final Badminton.

By: Express Web Desk | Updated: November 20, 2016 2:16 pm
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PV Sindhu became the second Indian player to reach the final of the China Open after Saina Nehwal achieved the feat in 2014. Sindhu is eyeing her first superseries final win but China’s Sun Yu will try to keep her away from the win. Sun Yu will be the favourite to win the crown at home but the Indian has been supreme form in the tournament. In the semi-final, she overcame Sung Ji Hyun of South Korea 11-21, 23-21, 21-19. This is the third year in a row that an Indian woman will be in the final of China Open. Saina Nehwal had won the tournament in 2014 and PV Sindhu will like to become the second Indian to win the coveted tournament.

Sindhu has won the silver medal at the Rio Olympics while Sun Yu is an upcoming Chinese player who has dominated the game for an year now. She is currently number nine in the rankings. Catch  the live score of PV Sindhu vs Sun Yu China Open final here

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Indian badminton’s supergirl and Rio Olympics silver medallist PV Sindhu is eyeing history at China Open. She will take on Sun Yu of China and try to become the second Indian player to win the title. Saina Nehwal was the first to do it in 2014. We are live with her match now

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Sindhu is eyeing her first Super Series title. She has never won one. This will be her first title win since her silver medal at the Rio Olympics earlier this year

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P V Sindhu defeated South Korea’s sung Ji Hyun 11-21, 23-21, 21-19 in the semi-finals round to book her spot in the finals.

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For third consecutive year, an Indian badminton woman player will be competing in the finals of China Open for the title.

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In 2015, Saina Nehwal ended up as a runner up after a final against China’s Li Xuerui. Now, Sindhu will be competing against a Chinese player to win the title.

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Seventh seed Sindhu showed the sublime form she is in since Rio Olympics 2016 after she defeated China’s He Bingjiao 22-20, 21-10 to reach the semi-finals.

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Here we go!
P V Sindhu VS Sun Yu, China Open 2016, final.

Players are warming up on the field. And the match about to start any minute.

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This is the 6th meeting between the two players. Yu has won three of their six meetings. She won the last two encounters.

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P V Sindhu serves. First point to Sindhu.

Sun Yu 0-1 P V Sindhu.
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P V Sindhu will serve for the first game. After a five shot rally, Yu hits the net. First point to PV Sindhu.

Sun Yu 0-1 P V Sindhu.

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P V Sindhu slams and scores another point for her. Yu unable to stretch and is slowly losing her confidence.

P V Sindhu 9- Sun Yu 4.

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Perfect slam shot by Sindhu! Yu finding no answer for her speed at the moment and the Indan is leading the first game.

P V Sindhu 10- Sun Yu-5.

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First break and PV Sindhu leads the first round.

P V Sindhu 11- Sun Yu-5.

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Straight into the body of Sun Yu and the Chinese badminton player finds no answer for the shot. Sindhu scores three in a row.

P V Sindhu 15- Sun Yu-7

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Terrific rally!

A drop shot by Yu earns her a well deserved point. She kept with Sindhu throughout the game and then finally tricked her into falling for the drop shot.

P V Sindhu 16- Sun Yu-8

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A slam by Sindhu and she is now on a game point with a 12 point lead on Yu.

P V Sindhu 20- Sun Yu-9

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Sun Yu with three consecutive points to bring down the deficit to 20-11. Excellent game from her but PV Sindhu still has 12 game points

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Game Sindhu

Sindhu wins the first game in the final! Some excellent rallies but the Indian looks in great form. Wins the first game 21-11

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Sun Yu is looking better in this second set. She draws it level at 2-2 in the second set. PV Sindhu looks calm here

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Excellent defence from Sindhu and then a good drop to extend her lead. Sun closing the gap everytime but Sindhu stable

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Sun Yu showing why she is regarded as one of the best. Sets up Sindhu for the drop and levels 6-6 in the second set

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Sun Yu not letting PV Sindhu run away with this. Keeps levelling every time Sindhu takes the lead. It’s 7-7 in the second set

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P V Sindhu at set break is leading by 11-7. Sun Yu gave her tough fight in the set but Sindhu is at the top of her game.

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Sindhu again pumps her hands in the air aggressively as she scores another point for herself by a perfectly well executed drop shot. She leads against Sun Yu by 13-9.

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A well timely drop shot by Yu earns her another point. She is covering the deficit quickly and is looking better than the first set. Sindhu still leads by 14-13.

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A good shot by Yu and now she is at par with Sindhu on points. Both are tied at 14-14 in the set and the tides appears to be shifting towards the Chinese player.

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Sindhu loses 6th point on the trot and now she is trailing behind Yu in the set by 16-15. Can Yu pull it back for her in the second set?

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Powerful shot by Yu giving no space to Sindhu to play and now she is trailing again by 17-16 in the second set.

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Game point to Yu as she leads the set by 20-16. This is a strong statement by her as she was once trailing by 11-7 at the set break.

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Brilliant stuff for Sun Yu as she wins the second set by 21-17. She could be making a comeback here. The crucial third and final set will decide the winner.

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Sindhu roars aggressively as she scores another point in the crucial third set. She leads the set by 3-2.

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Sun Yu is looking strong in the third set as she plays a slam to Sindhu who found no answer to the aggressive shot. Yu has picked up the lead by 4-3.

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P V Sindhu is not letting Yu take the lead and both the players are playing each other point by point. The score is at level 6-6.

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A perfectly timed shot by Sindhu and now she has scored three consecutive points in the set. She is leading Yu 9-6. She is getting confident after each winning point.

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A great rally and PV Sindh forces an error on to Yu who plays it offside. Sindhu leads the set at the break by 11-8. Can Yu make another comeback like in the previous set?

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Sun Yu attempts to force Sindhu to go wide but commits an error as she flies the shuttle offside. Sindhu is maintaining her lead in the third set by 14-9.

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Perfect drop shot for Sindhu as scores another point in the game. She is growing in confidence as she now is leading Yu by 8 points. P V Sindhu 18- Sun Yu 10.

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Match Point!

Sindhu can create history if she scores another point. She leads Yu by 9 points. Can she win it?

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Sindhu wins!

P V Sindhu wins China Open series final against Sun Yu! She roars in the air after winning and hugs her coach.

She won the match by 21-11, 17-21, 21-11.