Indian shuttler PV Sindhu settled for silver in women’s singles in badminton. Sindhu lost to World No.1 Tai Tzu Ying by 13-21, 16-21. The 23-year-old has created history by becoming the first Indian women to win a silver medal in singles category in Asian Games.
The young athlete had qualified for the finals after defeating Japanese shuttler Akane Yamaguchi for 21-17 15-21 21-10. However, Sindhu failed to win over the Chinese Taipei’s Tai Tzu Ying. She lost to Tzu within 34 minutes.
Earlier Tzu had defeated Saina Nehwal in the semi-finals. Nehwal bagged a bronze in the women’s badminton singles category.
This is Sindhu’s third defeat this year. Previously, Sindhu had lost the Gold Coast Commonwealth Games title to Saina Nehwal and the World Championship summit to Spain’s Carolina Marin.