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PV Sindhu has twitterati humming after beating Yihan Wang

Sindhu will next play Japan’s Nozomi Okuhara, who is the World No.6

olympics 2016 Updated: Aug 17, 2016 08:42 IST
HT Correspondent
PV Sindhu celebrates after winning her match against Yihan Wang.
PV Sindhu celebrates after winning her match against Yihan Wang.(REUTERS Photo)

PV Sindhu’s 55-minute demolition of World No.2 China’s Yihan Wang has raised expectations that India will break the run of near misses.

The 22-20, 21-19 win ensured that she is one win away from ensuring India the much awaited first medal of the Rio Olympics.

The result had the twitterati buzzing with hope and celebrities, former sports stars and as well as fans all joined hands in celebrating her feat.