PV Sindhu wins 2016 China Open Super Series Premier title

India’s ace shuttler and Olympic silver medalist PV Sindhu has won the $700,000 2016 China Open Super Series title in women’s category. It was her maiden Super Series Premier title and first post 2016 Rio Olympics title.

In the summit clash held in Fuzhao, Sindhu (World No 11) defeated China’s Sun Yu (World No 9) by 21-11, 17-21, 21-11 score.

Other Category winners

Men’s Singles

  • Jan Ø. Jørgensen (Denmark) won the title in men’s single category by defeating I Z Zainuddin (Malaysia) by 22-20,22-20, 7-21 score.

Men’s Doubles

  • Chinese pair of Chai B and Hong W won the title by defeating Indonesian pair of M F Gideon and K S Sukamuljo by 21-16, 24-26 and 19-21 score.

Mixed Doubles

  • Indonesian paor Tontowi Ahmad and Liliyana Natsir won the title by defeating South Korean pair of Choi S-g and Chae Y-j by 21-17 and 25-23 score.

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