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Modi, Tendulkar join others in congratulating Sindhu

17 September, 2017 1:00 PM
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Modi, Tendulkar join others in congratulating Sindhu

Congratulatory messages poured in for the 22-year-old star Indian shuttler PV Sindhu as she avenged her World Championships final defeat to the same opponent to clinch her third Super Series title in Korea.

HYDERABAD: Cricket legend Sachin Tendulkar rated star Indian shuttler PV Sindhu's win over reigning world champion Nozomi Okuhara of Japan in the women's singles final of the Korea Open Super Series as a "victory like none other".

Congratulatory messages poured in for the 22-year-old shuttler as she avenged her World Championships final defeat to the same opponent to clinch her third Super Series title.

"Congratulations to @Pvsindhu1 on emerging victorious in the Korea Open Super Series. India is immensely proud of her accomplishment: PM," the PMO India wrote on its twitter handle.

"You tried, you failed, you believed and in the end you are an inspiration for the nation! A victory like none other," Tendulkar tweeted.

"She Believed She Could, So She Did. Congrats @Pvsindhu1 First Indian To Win. India Is Proud of You," star boxer Vijender Singh said.

Sports Minister Rajyavardhan Singh Rathore said: "What a brilliant game by @PVSindhu1! Congrats on winning #KoreaSS! India is proud of you! May the victories never stop coming!"

Former India opener Virender Sehwag put Sindhu in the legends' bracket saying it was "breathtaking" badminton on show.

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Source: timesofindia.indiatimes.com

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