Twitterati laud PV Sindhu for a nerve-wracking game in Dubai BWF Super Series final

PV Sindhu became the second Indian shuttler to bag a silver medal in season-ending tournament after Saina Nehwal (2011) in women singles

India’s star shuttler PV Sindhu lost the Dubai BWF Super Series final to Japan’s Akane Yamaguchi by 21-15, 12-21, 19-21 but everyone was impressed by her spirit in the game. Sindhu missed out on another gold medal as she lost in a nail-biter of a game. The first two sets were clearly one-sided but the third set came right down to the wire with Yamaguchi edging past the Indian Olympic silver-medallist.

Sindhu had to settle for the silver medal in yet another championship after a 1 hour 34 minutes match. Despite Sindhu not being able to bag a gold medal, majority of fans were not disappointed with her. In the stadium and on Twitter, fans lauded Sindhu’s effort.

Here’s how Twitterati reacted to Sindhu bagging a silver medal –

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Long rallies were a highlight of the match in the deciding phase of the match. At times, both the shuttlers were left gasping for breath on the court.

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Sindhu’s medal is India’s third medal in the season-ending tournament after Saina Nehwal (2011) and the mixed doubles pair of V. Diju and Jwala Gutta (2009).