- P.V. Sindhu defeated World no. 3 Carolina Marin of Spain
- Won women's singles title at the Indian Open Super series
She defeated World no 3 Carolina Marin of Spain with 21-19, 21-16 in 47 minutes in the final. Sindhu put up a brilliant show for the home crowd, while establishing her dominion during the play with drop shot and smashes leading with 6-1 before Carolina began gaining on her.
After the first break, she committed a few errors that forced her to go into the defensive where the round finished in draw at 16-all. With a powerful return world champion Marin almost took the lead, but of two mistakes eventually gave Sindhu the game by 21-19.
World No.5 Sindhu, who was seeded third in the tournament, bettered her record to 4-5 against the World No.3 Carolina. The twice World Championship bronze medallist also bagged her first victory over Carolina in two meetings in India.
Last Updated 31, Mar 2018, 6:43 PM IST