PV Sindhu, India’s star shuttler spoke to media on her stellar win at the World Championship 2019 on Sunday. Sindhu scripted history after defeating Nozomi Okuhara of Japan 21-7, 21-7 to clinch her maiden BWF World Championships title which she described as “a much-needed victory”.
Sindhu told media, “I am really happy to win the medal. I had been waiting for this for long. It was a much-needed victory.”
Sindhu said that she had worked very hard for this title.
Sindhu said, “World Championship is very special, I had tears in my eyes.”
Further adding Sindhu said that she dedicates this win to her mother as it was her birthday.
Moreover, Sindhu on Sunday made the country proud by becoming the 1st Indian to become a world champion. This is Sindhu’s 5th world championship medal, she holds 2 silvers and a couple of bronze. With a powerful start, Sindhu dominated the game as she won 4 of the 1st 5 points, sending the opponent on the backfoot. She was leading 15-2 in the 1st match for a moment, eventually winning it 21-7. In the 2nd game, she won the 1st 2 points and further dominated the game. She won the 2nd game 21-7 in 20 minutes.
Furthermore, Sindhu had defeated China’s Chen Yu Fei 21-7, 21-14 to enter the finals on Saturday. This is the 2nd time that Indian shuttlers will be returning with 2 medals from World Championships (Sai Praneeth and PV Sindhu), previously in 2017, Saina Nehwal had won bronze and PV Sindhu won silver.