Pusarla Venkata Sindhu scripted History as she entered Finals of women’s singles Badminton at Olympics. She defeated the world no 6th Nozomi Okuhara 21-19, 21-10 in the semi-final to assure a medal for the country.
Sindhu showed completely different game and composure from the beginning of the game. All eyes were on the 21-year-old who dominated her Japanese opponent with the game and body language.
According to the sources, the coach P. Gopichand has trained her to show up aggression in body Language along with the game which she excels. The height advantage has always been with Sindhu and specially in this match where the opponent was just 5.1
— Narendra Modi (@narendramodi) August 18, 2016
The first set was head to head where Sindhu dominated at every step without letting the opponent gain a major lead. She, however, won the set with 21-19. The second set came as a surprise to the viewers. The Japanese opponent Nozomi equated the score till 10 -10 but the Indian player didn’t leave space in the court to keep her opponent locked at the same score and winning the set by 21-10.
T 2352 – YEEEAAAAHHHHHH !! COME ON INDIA .. PV Sindhu in FINALS of Womens Badminbton at #Rio2016 .. another women from India ! HISTORIC
— Amitabh Bachchan (@SrBachchan) August 18, 2016
The country was proud of her achievement with thousands of tweets flooded congratulating her success. Sindhu is all set to face top-seeded Carolina Marin in the finals scheduled 7:30 Pm IST today.
Her parents Vijaya and P V Ramana are former volley ball players. They gave all daughters success credit to her Coach P. GopiChand, who is the Chief National Coach for the Indian Badminton team. He won the All England Open Badminton Championships in 2001.
Way to go Sindhu! Congratulations! You have made India proud!!! All the very best for the finals. Love.a.
— Aamir Khan (@aamir_khan) August 18, 2016
PV Sindhu has registered three terrific wins in Rio Olympics against World No. 8 Tai Tzu-Ying, World No. 2 Wang Yihan and the world no 6 Nozomi Okuhara.
Sakshi….Sindhu…. Dono ko Salaam! pic.twitter.com/RFhfUkUpsS
— Shah Rukh Khan (@iamsrk) August 18, 2016
Sindhu had won three matches against Carolina marine previously. She said to media that Carolina is a tough opponent, and she will have to give her best shot in the finals.