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PV Sindhu Says India Open Victory One Of Her Best Ever

Sindhu, who had lost the Rio Olympics gold to Marin, said that her victory on home turf was one of the best of her career.

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Updated:April 2, 2017, 10:08 PM IST
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PV Sindhu Says India Open Victory One Of Her Best Ever
PV Sindhu (R) and Carolina Marin show their medals after Indian Open 2017 final. (Getty Images)

New Delhi: PV Sindhu strengthened her position as the queen bee of Indian badminton after beating Carolina Marin on Sunday to win the 2017 India Open Superseries title.

Sindhu, who had lost the Rio Olympics gold to Marin, said that her victory on home turf was one of the best of her career.

"I think it is one of the very important tournaments of my career. It is right up there with the best," the Indian star told the media after her victory.

This is Sindhu's second Superseries career title and the 21-year old was gered up for the summit clash against Spaniard and made a great start to the final by winning the first game 21-19.

"It was a good match overall, I am really happy with my performance. First game was really important," the two-time World Championships bronze medallist said after the match.

Sindhu's rise to the elite list of female badminton stars has been a result of her own hardwork and that of national badminton coach Pullela Gopichand and Sindhu said that her coach's presence was of great importance in her victory.

"Gopi sir's presence on the sidelines was important. He helped me in the break to identify my mistakes," she said.

Marin on the other hand was left disappointed after being outplayed by the India, she was clear about the fact that Sindhu was superior to her on the night.

"Today I couldn't manage the game against Sindhu and my unforced errors cost me. It was good for the fans but not me," the Spaniard said.

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