Sindhu v Okuhara: Head-to-head

Sindhu and Okuhara have faced each other six times in the past.

Having beaten Nozomi Okuhara twice in their last three outings since 2016, P. V. Sindhu will be upbeat about her chances against the Japanese on Sunday.   -  Getty Images

India's P. V. Sindhu faces World No. 12 Nozomi Okuhara of Japan in the final of the World Championships on Sunday.

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Sindhu and Okuhara have faced each other six times in the past. Their head-to-head record is tied at 3-all.

While their first meeting was at the Asia Youth Under-19 Championships in 2012, the latest was at the Singapore Open earlier this year, where Sindhu defeated the Japanese 10-21, 21-15, 22-20.

Sindhu had also defeated Okuhara in the semifinal of the Rio Olympic Games last year. She beat her 21-19, 21-10. Sindhu clinched the silver medal and Okuhara settled for a bronze.

Having beaten Okuhara twice in their last three outings since 2016, Sindhu will be upbeat about her chances against the Japanese on Sunday.