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Sindhu winning the Tours Final and defeating the best players to achieve the historic feat indicates the leap Indian badminton has taken.
World Tour Finals: Sensational PV Sindhu seizes final spot with thrilling win over Ratchanok Intanon
Sindhu, who finished runner-up at the last edition, staved off a strong challenge from the fighting Thai to emerge a 21-16 25-23 winner in 54 minutes.
Sindhu is placed fifth in the 'Race to Guangzhou' ranking to qualify for the USD 1,500,000 World Tour Final, which will be held in the Chinese city for the first time from December 12-16.
Sindhu, who won three major silver medals this season -- Commonwealth Games, World Championship and Asian Games -- will take on Korea's Sung Ji Hyun next.
Srikanth, who had skipped the event due to a muscle strain last season, managed to script a come-from-behind 10-21 21-9 21-9 win over Tommy Sugiarto in a 45-minute men's singles match.
The Olympic silver medallist registered an easy 21-13 21-19 win in a match that lasted less than 30 minutes.
Olympic silver medallist Sindhu, who has finished second best on five occasions this year, has been seeded third in this BWF World Tour Super 750.
P V Sindhu, who is currently competing at the French Open in Paris, jumped one spot to stay one spot behind Chinese Taipei's Tai Tzu Ying, who continues to dominate the rankings.
It’s going to be a mighty test for Indian shuttlers as they face one of the toughest tests after an already demanding season.
PV Sindhu's comments came a day after 2010 Commonwealth Games women's doubles gold medallist Jwala, without taking any names, alleged mental harassment by a coach.
The women's singles match between Sindhu and Saena started out as a close contest before the Indian broke off to grab a 13-7 lead at one stage.
Sindhu has been outstanding this season with silver medals in all the major events this year -- the Commonwealth Games, the World Championship and the Asian Games.
Led by the brilliance of PV Sindhu, Kidambi Srikanth and Saina Nehwal, India have captured many big titles and finished runners-up on numerous occasions.
P V Sindhu, who clinched her second successive silver medal at the World Championship, remained static at the third spot.