PV Sindhu vs Nozomi Okuhara final highlights: Sindhu becomes first Indian to win BWF World Championship title

PV Sindhu vs Nozomi Okuhara BWF World Championship final highlights: PV Sindhu pulled off a brilliant 21-7, 21-7 victory against Nozomi Okuhara to clinch the BWF World Championship title in Basel. Sindhu became the first Indian shuttler ever to win the World Championships title and also the second player ever to win five World Championship medals.Follow highlights of the PV Sindhu vs Nozomi Okuhara BWF World Championship final here -

PV Sindhu vs Nozomi Okuhara final: Catch live score of PV Sindhu vs Nozomi Okuhara final match of BWF World Championships(Twitter)
PV Sindhu vs Nozomi Okuhara final: Catch live score of PV Sindhu vs Nozomi Okuhara final match of BWF World Championships(Twitter)
Updated on Aug 25, 2019 06:40 PM IST
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Hindustan Times, New Delhi | ByHT Correspondent
18:40 hrs IST

Sindhu with HT

HT interviewed PV Sindhu last year about her future plans. Take a look -

18:11 hrs IST

Sindhu wins

PV Sindhu has done it! 21-7, 21-7 in favour of the Indian shuttler and she becomes the first Indian ever to clinch the BWF World Championships title!

18:06 hrs IST

History beckons

4 points away from creating history! If Sindhu can manage to win the title, she will be the first Indian shuttler ever to clinch the BWF World Championship gold medal!

18:00 hrs IST

Sindhu clear favourite

Sindhu leads 11-4 in the second game break and this is looking too easy for the Indian shuttler. She has made a couple of brilliant judgement calls and Okuhara has also committed a number of unforgivable errors in the match!

17:54 hrs IST

Second game begins

New game but same result as PV Sindhu continue to dominate proceedings in the final. A number of unforced errors from Nozomi Okuhara as Sindhu leads 4-2 in the second game.

17:48 hrs IST

Sindhu takes first game

PV Sindhu wins first game 21-7 against Nozomi Okuhara! What a performance from Sindhu!

17:45 hrs IST

Sindhu in control

A couple of unforced errors from PV Sindhu but the scoreline is still firmly in her favour! SIndhu leads 17-4!

17:41 hrs IST

11-2 for Sindhu!

Time for the first game break and Sindhu is leading 11-2! Absolute domination from the two-time runners up!

17:38 hrs IST

Sindhu dominate

7-1! What a performance by PV Sindhu! Sindhu has been quite composed till now and she has allowed her opponent to commit the mistakes. The net approach has been surprisingly low from both the players and that is working in Sindhu’s advantage.

17:34 hrs IST

Good start for Sindhu

A controlled game by PV Sindhu as she has dominated proceedings till now and the Indian shuttler is off to a 4-1 lead in the first game.

17:27 hrs IST

Players enter the court

The two players are entering the court and it is almost game time! Irrespective of the result, this will be PV Sindhu’s fifth World Championship medal - the joint most by any shuttler.

17:21 hrs IST

Showtime

We are minutes away from the women’s singles final between PV Sindhu and Nozomi Okuhara. Two years ago, Okuhara had robbed off the Indian the title after an epic battle that went down as one of the greatest contests in badminton history.

16:45 hrs IST

Sindhu’s road to final

Sindhu, who had claimed successive silver in the last two editions of the prestigious tournament beside two bronze, was a picture of perfection as she outclassed World No. 3 and All England Champion Chen Yu Fei of China 21-7 21-14 in a 40-minute semifinal.

16:30 hrs IST

Head to Head

Sindhu enjoys a slender 8-7 advantage against Okuhara in 15 career meetings. The Indian will fancy her chances of a win, having beaten the Japanese on her way to the Indonesia Open final last month.

16:05 hrs IST

Sindhu vs Okuhara head to head

Overall, Sindhu enjoys a slender 8-7 advantage against Okuhara in 15 career meetings. The Indian will fancy her chances of a win, having beaten the Japanese on her way to the Indonesia Open final last month.

15:58 hrs IST

Road to final

Sindhu: was a picture of perfection as she outclassed World No. 3 and All England Champion Chen Yu Fei of China 21-7 21-14 in a 40-minute semifinal

Okuhara: The third seeded Okuhara outlasted former world champion Thailand’s Ratchanok Intanon, seeded 7th, 17-21 21-18 21-15 in the other semifinal

15:45 hrs IST

PV Sindhu vs Nozomi Okuhara

Hello and welcome to the live coverage of BWF World Championships final match between India’s PV Sindhu and Japan’s Nozomi Okuhara. The Indian shuttler will look for her elusive gold medal at World Championships after settling for silver twice.

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