Thailand Open Badminton, PV Sindhu vs Nozomi Okuhara: PV Sindhu came into the final against Nozomi Okuhara with a strong show in the semifinals. But, she couldn’t quite make the same impact in the match that mattered going down 15-21, 18-21 to Nozomi Okuhara of Japan in 50 minutes. Sindhu had little response for Okuhara in the first set but even as she built momentum in the second, Okuhara matched her toe-to-toe before clawing forward in the fag stages of the match. With the win, Okuhara has edged ahead of Sindhu on head-to-head with a 6-5 margin from 11 matches.
Thailand Open Badminton, PV Sindhu vs Nozomi Okuhara Score and Updates
Thailand Open Badminton Live Score, PV Sindhu vs Nozomi Okuhara Final Live Streaming: Olympic silver medallist PV Sindhu advanced into the women’s singles final after registering a hard-fought victory over Indonesia’s Gregoria Mariska Tunjung at the USD 350,000 Thailand Open World Tour Super 500 tournament in Bangkok on Saturday. The second-seeded Indian continued her unbeaten run in the Thai capital with a 23-21 16-21 21-9 win over Tunjung in a match that lasted an hour. In what is expected to be a high-voltage summit showdown, Sindhu will lock horns with Nozomi Okuhara in a rematch of the last World Championship, in which the Japanese prevailed. The world no 3 Indian pipped Tunjung to win the first game that went down to the wire, separated by just two points.