PV Sindhu has fallen in the early stages at all tournaments except the French Open since winning her maiden World Championship title in August. Gopichand says Sindhu will bounce back strongly before Tokyo 2020.
French Open: Saina Nehwal suffered a 20-22, 21-23 defeat to 17-year-old An Se Young. PV Sindhu lost 16-21, 26-24, 17-21 to World No.1 Tai Tzu Ying. Satwik and Chirag are the only Indians to have made it to the semis, in the men's doubles event.
'Bharat Ki laxmi' is a campaign to honour daughters who have made a mark with their achievements in various fields for public good, which Modi had talked about during his 57th 'Mann Ki Baat' speech on Sunday.
PV Sindhu created history as she became first Indian badminton player to win Korea Open Super Series title. Sindhu avenged her loss from World Championships as she beat Japan's Nozomi Okuhara 22-20 11-21 21-18 to claim her third Super Series title.
World Badminton Championships medallists Sania Nehwal, PV Sindhu were felicitated by Union Sports Minister Vijay Goel in New Delhi on Thursday. Vijay Goel had also invited P Gopichand and Vimar Kumar for the ceremony that took place in New Delhi.
India's in-form shuttler, PV Sindhu reached her first ever final of the World Badminton Championships on Saturday, after defeating China's Chen Yufie in straight games and will now face Japan's Nozomi Okuhara on Sunday in Glasgow.