first_imgIndia’s Olympic 2016 silver medallist P.V. Sindhu overcame her Rio Games conqueror Carolina Marin of Spain in straight games to win her maiden India Open Superseries badminton title at a packed Siri Fort Sports Complex here on Sunday.  The match-up between Sindhu and Marin was a repeat of the 2016 Rio Olympic final which saw the Spaniard taking away the gold medal in a hard-fought encounter.   But in front of her home fans here, third seed Sindhu posted a 21-19, 21-16 triumph in 46 minutes to give another display of her fast-rising career. (Also Read: PV Sindhu delighted to win maiden India Open Super Series title ) Since the Rio final, it was the second contest between the two shuttlers and the 21-year-old Hyderabadi has won both. With this win, Sindhu also equalised 5-5 in career meetings against the two-time reigning world champion. Accolades started pouring in on social media platforms for the 21-year-old superstar, with Sachin Tendukar, Anil Kumble, Virender Sehwag, Mohammad Kaif among others tweeting their support. Champion moves & a warrior instinct! A true winner all the way. @Pvsindhu1, take a bow. #SindhuvsMarin- sachin tendulkar (@sachin_rt) April 2, 2017 Congratulations @pvsindhu1 on the win! Great game! Wishing you more success! #SindhuvsMarin- Anil Kumble (@anilkumble1074) April 2, 2017 Sport unites all.Sikh, Isaai,Muslim, Hindu;Sabko jode PV Sindhu.Congrats champion @Pvsindhu1 on another wonderful Victory.#SindhuvsMarin Virender Sehwag (@virendersehwag) April 2, 2017 What a performer, what a champion. Congratulations @Pvsindhu1 on winning the India open. #SindhuvsMarin Mohammad Kaif (@MohammadKaif) April 2, 2017 Congratulations @Pvsindhu1 on winning #IndiaSS against the Olympic Gold Medalist #marin silver medal redeemed?? #SindhuvsMarin .. bravo ?? Randeep Hooda (@RandeepHooda) April 2, 2017last_img