PV Sindhu is an Indian badminton player who is considered as one of the most successful Indian players. She has won medals in various competitions such as the Olympic Games and the BWF Tour, including a gold medal at the 2019 World Championships. PV Sindhu is also the first and only Indian to become a badminton world champion and the second Indian player to win back-to-back Olympic titles. In April 2017, it rose internationally. 2 on April 2017.
PV Sindhu is also a recipient of sports awards including Arjun Award and Major Dhyan Chand Khel Ratna and India’s fourth highest award, Padma Shri. In January 2020, PV Sindhu was also awarded the Padma Bhushan.
PV Sindhu (Pusarla Venkata Sindhu) was born in a Telugu family on July 5, 1995. PV Ramana and P. Vijaya, her parents, are volleyball players. PV Ramana, PV Sindhu’s father, received the Arjuna Award for his contribution to sports. PV Sindhu was motivated by six years to pursue a career in sports.
PV Sindhu completed her primary education at Auxilium Secondary School in Secunderabad, Hyderabad and attended St. Ann’s College for Women in Mehdipatnam, Hyderabad where she completed her MBA.
PV Sindhu’s parents played basketball for India at the national level but preferred badminton to volleyball. She chose badminton, however, after being inspired by Pullela Gopichand, the badminton champion of England in 2001.
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P.V. Sindhu gained international recognition after winning the bronze medal at the Asian Sub-Junior Badminton Championships in 2009 in Colombo. The following year, he managed to win the silver medal in the singles team at the 2010 Iran Fajr International Badminton Challenge.
At the 2010 International Badminton Championships in Mexico, she reached the fourth round. She was also part of the Indian team in the 2010 Uber Cup. She beat Japan’s Nozomi Okuhara 18-21, 21-17, 22-20 to win the Asian Under-19 Championship on July 7, 2012.
At the 2012 Li Ning China Masters Super Series,
She scored a surprise victory by beating London 2012 gold medalist Li Xuerui of China by 21–19, 9–21, 21–16. However, in the semi-finals, She was defeated by fourth seed Jiang Yanjiao of China by 10–21, 21–14, 19–21.
Despite her strong showing at the China Open, she was disappointed at the Japan Open, where she was defeated by Korean traveler Bae Yeon Ju in the second round by 21–10, 12–21, 18–21. It was later revealed that he injured his knee during the China Open which affected him at the Japan Open.
In 2012, he participated in the 77th International Badminton Championship in Srinagar as his knee injury was unknown at that time. She managed to reach the final, but was defeated by Sayali Gokhale 15-21, 21-15, 15-21. After the tournament, She rested to recover from his injury and missed the World Junior Championships.
She participated in the Syed Modi India Grand Prix Gold event in Lucknow in December 2012. She reached the final without dropping a set, but lost to Indonesian player Linda Weni Fanetri. In 2013,She won his first Grand Prix gold title by defeating Gu Juan of Singapore 21-17, 17-21, 21-19 at the Malaysia Open.
In August 2013, Sindhu, who was seeded 10th, beat defending second seed Wang Yihan of China to reach the women’s quarterfinals at the BWF World Championships. In the next match, he defeated another Chinese player, Wang Shixian, to become the first Indian singles player to win a medal at the World Championships.
P V. Sindhu duuru otu ya, Awadhe Warriors and 2013 Indian Badminton League. They defeated Mumbai Marathas to reach the final but lost to Hyderabad HotShots in the final. In December 2013, she defeated Canada’s Michelle Li to win the Macau Open Grand Prix gold title as the top seed. At the 2014 Commonwealth Games, she defeated Michelle Li in the semi-finals. Nevertheless, She won another medal at the BWF World Badminton Championship in 2014 to become the first Indian to win back-to-back medals in the tournament.
In 2015, for the first time, he reached the final of the Super Series event, at the Danish Open, but he lost to the defending champion Li Xuerui, in the next match by 19-21, 12-21.
At the 2015 Macau Open Grand Prix Gold Tournament, She is the defending champion after winning the title two years in a row. She defeated Japan’s Minatsu Mitani in the final by 21–9, 21–23, 21–14 and successfully defended her title.
Sindhu started 2016 by winning the Malaysia Masters Grand Prix Gold singles title in January.
She defeated Scotland’s Kirsty Gilmour in the final to win the title for the second time since 2013.
She was selected as the captain of the Chennai Smashers team for the 2016 Premier Badminton League. She helped her team reach the semi-finals by winning all five team competitions. Her team beat Delhi Acer in the semi-finals.
At the Rio 2016 Women’s Olympics, Sindhu reached the final but lost to Carolina Marin of Spain in the final. Sindhu became the first Indian woman to win an Olympic silver medal.
P. V. Sindhu’s recent performance
On July 7, 2012, he won the Asian Under-19 Championship. That same year, She beat the Chinese gold medalist at London 2012 and made the semifinals of the Li Ning China Masters Super Series tournament. Sindhu’s performance at the 2013 Malaysian Open earned her first Grand Prix gold title.
Perhaps the best moment in her career came the same year when she became India’s first women’s medalist at the Badminton World Championship. P. V. Sindhu ended 2013 on a high note by winning the Macau Open Grand Prix gold title and the Arjun Award, one of the highest honors for an athlete in the country.
In 2014, he won back-to-back Badminton World Championship titles and became the first Indian to do so. In 2015, he played in the Danish Open and reached the final beating three seeds, namely Tai Tzu-ying, Wang Yihan and Carolina Marin.
In November of the same year, she defeated Japan’s Minatsu Mitani to win consecutive women’s singles titles at the Macau Open Grand Prix Gold. 2016 brought her another success when she won the women’s singles title at the Malaysia Masters Grand Prix Gold, defeating Scotland’s Kirsty Gilmour in the final.
In August, she reached the semifinals of the women’s singles at the 2016 Summer Olympics after defeating No. 2 Wang Yihan. She made history by reaching the final after defeating Japan’s Nozomi Okuhara in the women’s singles semi-finals at the Rio Olympics.
She won the silver medal in the final, while Spain’s Carolina Marin won the gold. She defeated Carolina Marin to win the 2017 India Open Superseries title.