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Swiss Open: world champion PV Sindhu finishes with silver after consecutive loss to Caroline Marin

The 25-year-old Indian, who gained the coveted World Championship gold right here in 2019, could not match Marin’s velocity and precision in her 12-21, 5-21 loss in closing which lasted solely 35 minutes.

Picture from PV Sindhu file. AFP

Basel: World champion PV Sindhu completed a distant second within the Swiss Open closing after being utterly eradicated by Olympic gold medalist Carolina Marin of Spain in an unhinged ladies’s singles title conflict Sunday.

The 25-year-old Indian, who gained the coveted World Championship gold in 2019, could not match Marin’s velocity and precision in her 12-21, 5-21 loss within the closing. which solely lasted 35 minutes.

It was Sindhu’s third consecutive loss to Marin, who gained each Tremendous 1000 occasions in Thailand in January earlier than putting second within the HSBC BWF World Tour Finals.

Enjoying her first closing in 18 months, Sindhu, ranked seventh on the planet, entered the match with a 5-8 head-to-head file towards Marin, having misplaced her final two matches to the previous world No.1.

The World No.7 Indian, who hasn’t given up a recreation within the final 4 video games this week, has nonetheless did not invoke her ‘A’ recreation below stress as Marin managed to win her third title of the yr.

Marin, the present world n ° 3, additionally beat Sindhu within the closing of the Rio Olympics in 2016.

Sindhu will then take part within the $ 850,000 All England Championships, a Tremendous 1000 occasion to be held March 17-21.

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