Singapore Open Badminton: PV Sindhu Makes Way to Finale

Story Highlights
  • Sindhu makes way into Singapore Open finale.
  • Sindhu has two Super 300 titles to her name.
  • She outclassed Japanese Saena Kawakami.

Ace Indian shuttler P V Sindhu staged a commanding win against lower-ranked Japanese Saena Kawakami in the women’s singles semifinal, on Saturday.

Sindhu is a double gold medallist who had claimed two Super 300 titles at Syed Modi International and Swiss Open this year, prevailed 21-15 21-7 in 32-minute semifinal clash.

The 27-year-old from Hyderabad, who has also claimed a bronze at the Asian Championships this year, is now one win away from her maiden Super 500 title of the 2022 season.

A former world number 15, Kawakami, winner of the 2019 Orleans Masters and a finalist at Swiss Open the same year, was a part of the Japanese women’s team that won the bronze medal in May this year. The Japanese had played just three events last year and it was her fifth tournament in 2022.

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