India's Olympic 2016 silver medallist PV Sindhu overcame her Rio Games conqueror Carolina Marin of Spain in straight games to win her maiden India Open Super Series title 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 , third seed Sindhu posted a 21-19, 21-16 triumph in 46 minutes.
Even as she celebrated yet another high in her career, Twitter was abuzz with her fans wishing the star for her victory.
Among the many fans were Sachin Tendulkar, Amitabh Bachchan and Shah Rukh Khan:
Super performance by @Pvsindhu1. Congratulations and thanks for making us proud.— Shah Rukh Khan (@iamsrk) April 2, 2017
Congratulations @pvsindhu1 on the win! Sweet victory 😍— Harbhajan Turbanator (@harbhajan_singh) April 2, 2017