BWF Championships finale: Sindhu loses as Marin scripts historyLast updated on Aug 05, 2018, 03:40 pm
India's badminton ace PV Sindhu went down against Rio 2016 Olympics winner, Carolina Marin, in Badminton World Championships finale on Sunday.
The win also saw Marin take a 7-6 lead in their head-to-head career meetings.
Marin sealed the tie 21-19, 21-10 to lay her dominance on Sindhu in a 45-minute duel.
This was the third World Championship title for seventh seed Marin.
Marin creates slice of history
Marin created history by becoming the first female player to bag three singles World Championships titles.
The Spaniard showed why she is a class apart than the rest in such pivotal matches.
For Sindhu, she became the first player to win three consecutive silver medals in a major event (World Championships/Olympics) after Lee Chong Wei.
Sindhu no match for Marin
Third seed PV Sindhu had entered the final after beating Akane Yamaguchi in a 21-16, 24-22 battle.
Hopes were riding on the star badminton sensation, but once again Marin was the better player on the big stage.
The first game went down to the wire with Sindhu leading 18-17, before Marin dictated proceedings,
In the second game Sindhu was no match from the beginning.