PV Sindhu settles for silver medal, wins hearts: Who said what on Twitter

PV Sindhu becomes the first Indian woman to clinch a Silver medal at the Olympics. Here's how twitterati reacted.

By: Express Web Desk | Updated: August 20, 2016 12:28 am

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In the opening game, Sindhu came back from behind to go 1-0 up against Marin. The Indian shuttler was 6-11 behind at the interval and continued to trail before she took control when the scoreline was 16-19, not in her favour. Marin had some mishits and errors in the phase which allowed Sindhu to pocket the opening game 21-19, winning five points on the trot in the process.

Highlight of the opening game was the 39-shot rally between the two. It stretched both players and Sindhu won the point when

The momentum and confidence was on Sindhu’s side but Marin showed why she is the world champion when she outplayed her opponent in the second set. The Spanish girl opened up a five-point lead early in the contest when she led Sindhu 6-1. The world champion was quickly off the blocks and she led Sindhu 11-2 at the break.

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