Megastar Amitabh Bachchan and superstar Shah Rukh Khan along with other biggies have congratulated India’s Olympic 2016 silver medallist PV Sindhu, who defeated Spanish top seed Carolina Marin in the final of the India Open World Superseries badminton championship. And with news pouring in, it is believed that Sindhu has become world number two in the latest released ranking.
Big B on Sunday night tweeted: “P.V. Sindhu wins India SS title. Huge congratulations! Sweet revenge, after the Olympic loss but this one more convincing!”
T 2482 – @pvsindhu1 wins #IndiaSS title ..HUGE congratulations ! Sweet revenge, after the Olympic loss .. but this one more convincing !! pic.twitter.com/HRXJGH0yxW
— Amitabh Bachchan (@SrBachchan) April 2, 2017
Shah Rukh Khan, who is currently busy filming filmmaker Imtiaz Ali’s film, which is tentatively titled “The Ring”, thanked Sindhu for making the country proud.
“Super performance by P.V. Sindhu. Congratulations and thanks for making us proud,” SRK wrote.
Super performance by @Pvsindhu1. Congratulations and thanks for making us proud.
— Shah Rukh Khan (@iamsrk) April 2, 2017
Sindhu overcame her Rio Games conqueror Carolina Marin of Spain in straight games to win her maiden India Open Superseries badminton title at a packed Siri Fort Sports Complex, in New Delhi on Sunday.
Champion moves & a warrior instinct! A true winner all the way. @Pvsindhu1, take a bow. #SindhuvsMarin
— sachin tendulkar (@sachin_rt) April 2, 2017
The match-up between Sindhu and Marin was a repeat of the 2016 Rio Olympic final which saw the Spaniard taking away the gold medal in a hard-fought encounter.
Awarded medal to @Pvsindhu1 on her big win at the #IndianOpen2017 finale, also @caro_marin2 for securing the runner’s up position. Bravo! pic.twitter.com/Tt44zF0qth
— Vijay Goel (@VijayGoelBJP) April 2, 2017
But in front of her home fans here, third seed Sindhu posted a 21-19, 21-16 triumph in 46 minutes to give another display of her fast-rising career.
Sport unites all.
Sikh, Isaai,Muslim, Hindu;
Sabko jode PV Sindhu.
Congrats champion @Pvsindhu1 on another wonderful Victory.#SindhuvsMarin pic.twitter.com/myqulxw0gX
— Virender Sehwag (@virendersehwag) April 2, 2017