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Syed Modi International: PV Sindhu wins Women's singles title; Ishan Bhatnagar and Tanisha Crasto bags Mixed Doubles trophy

  • Integrity Education, Delhi
  • 24, Jan 2022
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In Badminton, two-time Olympic medalist, P.V. Sindhu has won the Women's singles title at the Syed Modi International tournament. Sindhu defeated compatriot Malvika Bansod 21-13, 21-16 in the summit clash in Lucknow today that lasted for 35 minutes.   Earlier in the day, the Men's singles final of the tournament was declared as a 'No Match' after one of the finalists tested positive for Covid-19. The all-French clash was scheduled between Arnaud Merkle and Lucas Claerbout.
Indian duo of Ishan Bhatnagar and Tanisha Crasto clinched the Mixed Doubles title at the tournament. The pair defeated compatriots T. Hema Nagendra Babu and Srivedya 21-16, 21-12 in the summit clash.
However, the other Indian teams in the Men's and Women's Doubles finals had to settle for second positions after straight sets defeat to Malaysian pairs.
Eighth-seeded Man Wei Chong and Tee Kai Wun of Malaysia won the Men's Doubles after beating sixth-seeded Indian pair of Krishna Prasad Garaga and Vishnuvardhan Goud Panjala 21-18, 21-15 in the summit clash.
Eighth-seeded Malaysian pair Anna Ching Yik Cheong and Teoh Mei Xing won the Women's Doubles after defeating Seventh-seeded Indian pair of Treesa Jolly and Gayatri Gopichand 12-21, 13-21 in the final.

Sources : News on AIR