Swiss Open: World champion PV Sindhu finishes with silver after straight video games defeat to Carolina Marin

Swiss Open: World champion PV Sindhu finishes with silver after straight video games defeat to Carolina Marin

The 25-year-old Indian, who had received the coveted World Championship gold medal right here in 2019, could not match the pace and accuracy of Marin throughout her 12-21, 5-21 defeat within the closing that lasted solely 35 minutes.

Swiss Open: World champion PV Sindhu finishes with silver after straight games defeat to Carolina Marin

File picture of PV Sindhu. AFP

Basel: World champion PV Sindhu completed a distant second-best within the Swiss Open closing after being fully routed by Olympic gold medallist Carolina Marin of Spain in a lop-sided ladies’s singles title conflict on Sunday.

The 25-year-old Indian, who had received the coveted World Championship gold medal in 2019, could not match the pace and accuracy of Marin throughout her 12-21, 5-21 defeat within the closing that lasted solely 35 minutes.

It was Sindhu’s third successive loss to Marin, who had received each the Tremendous 1000 occasions in Thailand in January earlier than ending runners-up on the HSBC BWF World Tour Finals.

Taking part in her first closing in 18 months, Sindhu, ranked seventh on the earth, entered the match with a 5-8 head-to-head report in opposition to Marin, having misplaced her final two matches in opposition to the previous world no 1.

The world no 7 Indian, who did not drop a recreation within the final 4 matches this week, nevertheless, did not summon her ‘A’ recreation underneath strain as Marin got here up trumps to say her third title of the 12 months.

Marin, the present world no 3, had additionally defeated Sindhu within the closing of the Rio Olympics in 2016.

Sindhu will subsequent compete on the USD 850,000 All England Championships, a Tremendous 1000 occasion to be held from 17 to 21 March.

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