P V Sindhu on Saturday endured a shock at the World Badminton Championship as the Indian shuttler needed to settle for a brief moment successive bronze decoration in the wake of succumbing to Carolina Marin of Spain in straight amusements at the elimination rounds in Copenhagen on Saturday.
Sindhu, seeded eleventh, fizzled in her offer to turn into the first Indian ladies shuttler to achieve the finals of the World Championship as her fight against ninth seeded rival finished with a 17-21 15-21 misfortune at the Ballerup Super Arena.
A bronze medallist at the last version, Sindhu had invoked any expectations of bettering the shade of her award in the not so distant future yet she couldn’t create the same resilence and coarseness which saw her defeated sixth seed Korean Yeon Ju Bae and All England Champion Shixian Wang in the last two rounds.
Playing just her second World Championship, Sindhu, who won a bronze at the Commonwealth Games in Glasgow early not long from now, couldn’t discover a way out of the long quick paced energizes played by the left-gave Marin.
The 19-year-old subsequently turned into the first badminton player to win two bronze awards at the World Championship. Badminton Legend Prakash Padukone had won the men’s singles bronze in 1983, while Jwala Gutta and Ashwini Ponnappa won bronze in ladies’ duplicates in 2011.
Sindhu, who won two thousand Prix Gold titles at Malaysia and Macau a year ago, had completed at the elimination rounds of 2012 China Super Series Premier, other than consummation in the last four at the 2010 and 2013 India Super Series.
The 21-year-old Marin, who finished her Spain’s long hold up for a first badminton big showdown award yesterday, set up a last standoff with Olympic Champion and top seed Li Xuerui on Sunday.
In the elimination round match, Marin made some sharp calculated strokes and got holes without restraint while Sindhu, likely feeling the impacts of progressive overwhelming three-set matches, couldn’t discover her mood yet despite the fact that she tore back a few times it was the ever-alarm Spaniard who had the last snicker.
Sindhu wavered at the nets right off the bat to permit Marin lead 4-1 at first however the Indian soon started thinking responsibly to lead 8-6 with a six-point blast.
Marin, who let out a wild shout each time she won a point, grabbed focuses with her tasty drops and sharp crushes to by and by wrest back control at 10-9.
Despite the fact that Sindhu picked up a point however Marin moved into the break with a thin 11-10 lead with a give back that simply made the benchmark.
World No. 10 Marin, the ruling European Champion, reeled off five straight fast indicates extend the crevice. A lumpy Sindhu continued battling to restricted the hole to 16-19 however she discovered the nets again to give four-diversion point pad to Marin.