India’s top shuttler PV Sindhu who won the silver at the Olympics scripted history by winning the World Tour Finals. She defeated Japan’s Nozomi Okuhara 21-19, 21-17 in a one-sided final.
P V Sindhu let out tears of joy and relief when she finally laid her hands on a gold medal by claiming the World Tour Finals with a win over 2017 world champion Nozomi Okuhara today.
With the straight-game victory, Sindhu became the first Indian to achieve the feat. Playing her third successive season-ending finale, Sindhu, who had lost in the summit clash to another Japanese, Akane Yamaguchi, to settle for a silver in the last edition, prevailed 21-19 21-17 in a match that lasted an hour and two minutes.