Winner Sindhu Pusarla (R) of India poses with runner-up Nozomi Okuhara (L) of Japan after the women's singles final match at the 2018 BWF World Tour Finals badminton competition in Guangzhou in southern China's Guangdong province on December 16, 2018. AFP photo
SHANGHAI: An emotional P.V. Sindhu finally got her hands on gold at badminton’s season-ending World Tour Finals on Sunday while in the men’s decider China’s Shi Yuqi exacted stunning revenge over number one Kento Momota.
The 23-year-old Indian Sindhu has suffered a series of near-misses in recent years, winning silver at the 2016 Rio Olympics, and again at the Asian Games and Commonwealth Games this year.