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Sindhu wins Super Series Crown

PV Sindhu on 20 November 2016 won the 700000 US dollars China Open badminton tournament. 
●    This was the first Super Series Premier title for the Indian Olympic silver medallist and two-time bronze medallist at World Championship.
●    In the summit clash that lasted for an hour and nine minutes, Sindhu defeated Sun Yu of China 21-11, 17-21, 21-11. The final was played at Fuzhou, China.
●    With this win, she also became the third non-Chinese woman to win the title. The previous two winners were Malaysia’s Wong Mew Choo (2007) and India’s own Saina Nehwal (2014).
●    Men’s Singles: Jan O Jorgensen of Denmark won the men’s singles title. In the final clash, he defeated Chen Long 22-20 21-13. This was first World Super Series title for Jorgensen in over 28 months.
●    Women’s Singles: PV Sindhu of India won the women’s singles title. This was a first World Super Series title for Sindhu.


 

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