BAI congratulates Sindhu with Rs.5 lakh reward

Seeded third, Sindhu won the women’s singles title beating Kirsty Gilmour of Scotland in just 32 minutes at the Spice Stadium on Sunday.

Seeded third, Sindhu won the women’s singles final in just 32 minutes.   -  PTI

The Badminton Association of India (BAI) congratulated shuttler P.V. Sindhu for winning the Malaysia Masters Grand Prix and announced a cash reward of Rs.5 lakh for her efforts on Sunday.

Seeded third, Sindhu won the women’s singles title beating Kirsty Gilmour of Scotland in just 32 minutes at the Spice Stadium on Sunday.

It was Sindhu’s second win in Malaysia, having won the title before in 2013.

“I congratulate her for this stupendous win. She won the title in 2013 and this time she was quite keen to achieve the feat again and she did it. I am proud of her and wish her luck to win more such titles in the future,” BAI president Akhilesh Das Gupta said in a release.

“This victory comes at a time when winning and being in form is important, keeping the upcoming Rio in mind and I am certain she will be a force to reckon with in the upcoming event.”