PV Sindhu wins her first silver medal of the year at Indonesia Open

Last Updated: July 22, 2019

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PV Sindhu wins her first silver medal of the year at Indonesia Open
22 July 2019 Current Affairs: World number five PV Sindhu won her first silver medal of the year after finishing second at the Indonesia Open.
The 24-year-old lost her first final of the year to world number four Akane Yamaguchi 15-21, 16-21 in 51 minutes on july 21.
Sindhu will next play the Japan Open, which is scheduled to begin on July 23.

A brilliant dink at the net from Yamaguchi. There's no way Sindhu is getting there.Sindhu is losing her way. Yamaguchi has won the 11 of the last 13 points and she now leads 19-14 in the first game.
Game point to Yamaguchi. Sindhu saves one with a good smash but Yamaguchi comes up with an even better smash on the next point to win the first game 21-15. Yamaguchi wins first game 21-15.
Sindhu's shot from the backcourt goes wide and Yamguchi is only three points away from the title.Yamaguchi is having some trouble with her knee. She's back on court and seems okay. 18-15 she leads.
 Match point to Yamaguchi as Sindhu's shot goes long.she has done it! Akane Yamaguchi comes to the net with a flurry of attacks and seals it, beating PV Sindhu 21-15, 21-16 to lift the Indonesia Open title.

        It was the first final of the year for Sindhu but she'll have to wait for a first title of the year. The Olympic silver medallist wasn't quite at her best today, against Yamaguchi who was completely on top of her game. 
It's her first Super 1000 title and a big pay day, winning $87,500.

The 2019 Indonesia Open was the fourteenth tournament of the 2019 BWF WORLD TOUR and also part of the INDONESIA OPEN championships, which had been held since 1982. This tournament was organized by  Badminton  Association Of Indonesia and sanctioned by the BWF.

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