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  • 1:07 PM IST

    Sindhu wins her third Superseries title by defeating Okuhara 22-20, 11-21, 21-18 in the final of Korea Open. So that is all from this contest! Meanwhile, you can catch some cricket action as India take on Australia in the first ODI here.

  • 12:28 PM IST

    Sindhu wins the final game 21-18 and thus the match as well. She becomes the first Indian to win Korea Open Superseries

  • 12:24 PM IST

    That is another of those breathtaking rallies. 56 shots for this one and Sindhu takes the point in the end. She now leads 19-16

  • 12:15 PM IST

    Okuhara is not giving up easily here. She has narrowed the difference to just two points now. Sindhu leads 15-13

  • 12:09 PM IST

    Sindhu is all pumped up as the match seems to be slipping away from Okuhara. Sindhu leads 12-7

  • 12:06 PM IST

    At break in the deciding game, SIndhu has a six-point advantage as she leads 11-5

  • 12:03 PM IST

    Sindhu chipping away with points here. She now leads 8-4

  • 12:01 PM IST

    It is 4 all at the moment in the third and final game

  • 11:57 AM IST

    Third game begins…..

  • 11:55 AM IST

    That is it! The Sindhu vs Okuhara final goes into the decider as the Japanese takes the second game 21-11

New Delhi: It is PV Sindhu vs Nozomi Okuhara once again! The Indian shuttler takes on Japanese in the final of Korea Open Super Series 2017. Sindhu could well become the first Indian to clinch the Korea Super Series if she manages to beat Okuhara.

In the semifinal, Sindhu defeated China’s He Bingjiao 21-10, 17-21, 21-16 in a contest that lasted 66 minutes. The ace Indian shuttler looks in good touch and will be hoping to outplay the 22-year-old Japanese this time.

Okuhara, on the other hand, defeated compatriot and second seed Akane Yamaguchi 21-17, 21-18 in just 38 minutes to advance to the final. 

Korea Open 2017: PV Sindhu Defeats He Bingjiao, Sets up Final Clash With Nozomi Okuhara

Korea Open 2017: PV Sindhu Defeats He Bingjiao, Sets up Final Clash With Nozomi Okuhara

Sindhu and Okuhara met last month in the World Championships final in Glasgow. And it was Okuhara who emerged victorious.

Head to head, Sindhu and Okuhara have met each other seven times. The Japanese has a slight lead of 4-3 against Sindhu.

As the two dynamic shuttlers meet, revenge will be on Sindhu’s mind. Meanwhile, Okuhara will be looking to extend her domination.

So will it be a historic title triumph for Sindhu or will Okuhara outplay her in yet another final? Stay tuned to find all that.