02 April, New Delhi
Rio Olympics silver medallist P V Sindhu Sunday produced a superlative performance to beat reigning Olympic champion Carolina Marin of Spain 21-19, 21-16 to lift her maiden India Open Super Series title.
In front of a cheering home crowd at the Sirifort Sports Complex, the third seeded Indian dominated the match from the start. Sindhu had last defeated Marin in the BWF Super Series in Dubai last year.
Earlier, Viktor Axelsen of Denmark clinched the men’s singles title of the tournament beating Chinese Taipei’s Tien Chen Chou in straight games. Third seed Axelsen edged past Chou 21-13, 21-10 to claim his maiden India Open title.