Swiss Open 2021 Final: PV Sindhu lost to Carolina Marin in the women’s singles final.© AFP
India’s ace shuttler PV Sindhu failed to put up any fight against Rio Olympics gold medallist Carolin Marin and suffered a heavy 12-21, 5-21 defeat in the women’s singles final of Swiss Open Super 300 tournament in Basel, Switzerland. The reigning world champion from India has started the game on a bright note and entered a first game interval with a slender lead. Marin changed gears after the break and pushed the Indian shuttler on the backfoot, who had no answers to her Spanish opponent’s superior display, who eventually sealed the opening game 21-12. Marin got off to a brilliant start in the second game, winning four consecutive points. She utterly dominate the second game and didn’t allow Sindhu to even reach the double-figure mark. Marin won the second game 21-5 to clinch the women’s singles title.
Highlights Of Swiss Open 2021 Women’s Singles Final Between PV Sindhu And Carolina Marin Straight From Basel, Switzerland
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Carolina Marin beats PV Sindhu 21-12, 21-5!
Spain’s Carolina Marin has defeated PV Sindhu 21-12, 21-5 in the final to clinch the Swiss Open women’s singles title. She utterly dominated the game and didn’t gift the Indian shuttler any easy points.
Marin continues to dominate!
The second game has been like a nightmare for Sindhu as she has only picked up three points so far.
Sindhu takes third point of the game!
PV Sindhu wins her third point in this game after a successful challenge but she still trails 3-14.
Marin leads second game 11-2 at interval!
Carolina Marin has opened up a huge nine-point lead in the second game at interval. PV Sindhu has hardly put up any fight against the current Olympic champion.
Marin leads 8-2!
Carolina Marin is clearly has put the reigning world champion under pressure as she leads 8-2 in the second game. Sindhu asks the referee to change her racquet.
Sindhu opens her account in 2nd game!
PV Sindhu finally manages to win her first point in the second game but she still trails by four points.
Super start from Marin!
Carolina Marin has started this game from when she left the opening game and has taken a 5-0 lead.
Marin takes first point in second game!
Carolina Marin wins the first point in the second game with a beautiful cross court drop.
Marin takes first game 21-18!
Carolina Marin dominated the play after the interval and clinched the first game 21-12. Sindhu has a tough task at hand.
Marin inches close to opening game win!
Carolina Marin has opened up a nine-point lead in the opening game and is only a couple of points away from winning the first game.
Marin in control!
Carolina Marin has not given PV Sindhu any chance to come back in the game after the interval and has taken a eight-point lead as she leads the opening game 18-10.
Marin extends her lead!
Marin takes the three consecutive points after the interval to open up a six-point lead in the opening game.
Marin leads 11-8 at interval!
Carolina Marin enters the first game interval with a three point lead, leading 11-8.
Sindhu breaks Marin’s serve!
PV Sindhu bounces back and collects two straight points to close down the gap to just one point, making it 8-9 in the first game.
Four consecutive points! Marin leads 9-6
Carolina Marin collects four consecutive points to make it 9-6 in the opening game as Sindhu changes her racquet.
Both Sindhu and Marin are not giving each other any inch as the game is level at 6-6.
PV Sindhu collects two straight points to make it 2-all in the opening game.
Consecutive points for Marin!
Another beautiful drop shot from Marin and she takes a 2-0 lead in the opening game.
The match begins!
Carolina Marin will serve in the opening game and she clinches the first point of the match.
Players are out at the court!
Both Sindhu and Marin are out at the court and are currently warming up.
Next up is men’s doubles final!
Mark Lamsfuss and Marvin Seidel of Germany will take on Denmark’s team of Kim Astrup and Anders Skaarup Rasmussen in men’s doubles final.
Viktor Axelsen wins men’s singles title!
Viktor Axelsen defeated Kunlavut Vitidsarn of Thailand in straight games to clinch the men’s singles title at the Swiss Open Super 300 tournament on Sunday.
Journey to the final!
PV Sindhu defeated fourth-seeded Mia Blichfeldt 22-20, 21-10 in just 43 minutes in the semi-finals on Saturday whereas Marin had to work hard to get over the challenge of Thailand’s Pornpawee Chochuwong in her semi-final bout. She won the match 21-15, 20-22, 21-19 after three gruelling games.
Sindhu vs Marin: Mouth-watering clash on cards!
This promises to be a mouth-watering contest between current world champion PV Sindhu and reigning Olympic gold medallist Carolin Marin.
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