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Can Sindhu emulate Saina's success in China?

  • Sindhu will face China's Sun Yu in the China final on Sunday.
  • It is Sun Yu who leads head to head 3-2.
  • Sindhu meanwhile is yet to win a Super Series title.
Can Sindhu emulate Sainas success in China

Sindhu, who is yet to win a BWF's Super Series title, can finally break the jinx if she defeats the eighth seed in the final.


Read more: First round exit in China Open: End of Saina Nehwal?


However, it is Sun Yu who leads the head to head 3-2. These two last locked horns in Swiss Open 2014 where Sindhu faced a defeat of 18-21, 21-12, 21-19.


The World No. 11, who became the first Indian to bag a silver medal in badminton's singles event at the Olympics, has not been at her best after the Rio Games 2016. She faced early exits in Denmark Super Series Premier and French Super Series.


The 'Comeback Queen,' as she is known these days finally reached the final of the third tournament she played after the Olympics.


After her quarter-final win was more or less a cakewalk where she defeated her opponent in two straight games, she had to give an intense battle to book a place in the final.


The Hyderabadi girl faced the sixth seed, Sung Ji Hyun, in the penultimate round on Saturday. The India began the all crucial match with a first game loss of 11-21.


The score showed that the South Korean dominated Sindhu completely. However, yet another comeback was awaited as Sindhu went on to seal the next two games and the match 11-21, 23-21, 21-19.

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