After losing five finals this year, PV Sindhu ends the year on a high as she beat Nozomi Okuhara 21-19, 21-17 in the final to become the first Indian to win the title of women’s singles BWF World Tour Finals on Sunday. The Indian shuttler beat World No. five Okuhara from Japan to record her 300th career match victory across categories.
Olympic silver medallist ended her streak of seven straight finals losses to win gold at the BWF World Tour Finals. Twitterati rushed to congratulate the Indian shuttler on raching the new milestone. Here are the best reactions:
— VVS Laxman (@VVSLaxman281) December 16, 2018
— Joydeep Karmakar OLY (@Joydeep709) December 16, 2018
— Viren Rasquinha (@virenrasquinha) December 16, 2018
— BWF (@bwfmedia) December 16, 2018
Absolutely delighted for @Pvsindhu1, a genuine world star. Very proud of you. Look forward to many more.
— Harsha Bhogle (@bhogleharsha) December 16, 2018
Watch the final winning point, great play by #Sindhu ??????
— OGQ (@OGQ_India) December 16, 2018
This is Sindhu’s 14th career title and first season-ending title.