PV Sindhu starts BWF Superseries Finals campaign with a win, beats Yamaguchi in opener

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Dubai, Dec 15: Indian star shuttler PV Sindhu opened her BWF Superseries Finals campaign with a fighting win against Akane Yamaguchi of Japan here on Wednesday (Decc 14).

In the opening match of the Group B, 2016 Rio Olympic Games silver medallist Sindhu lost the first game 12-21 but came back strongly to bag the next two games 21-8 21-15.

PV Sindhu starts BWF Superseries Finals campaign with a win, beats Yamaguchi in opener

With this win, double World Championship bronze medallist Sindhu has taken a 3-1 lead in the head-to-head against the 19-year-old two-time former junior world champion Yamaguchi.

On Thursday, world No.10 Sindhu will come across sixth-ranked Chinese Sun Yu, who produced a stunning result against reigning Olympic champion Carolina Marin with a 21-18, 24-22 triumph in 58 minutes.

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Story first published: Wednesday, December 14, 2016, 20:18 [IST]
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