CWG Day 11: Spotlight on Sindhu and Saina

The fierce rivals and compatriots play the women’s singles final on the concluding day of the Commonwealth Games.

P. V. Sindhu defeated Michelle Li in straight games in the women’s singles semifinals.   -  AFP

As the Commonwealth Games winds up to a close on Sunday, India’s badminton, squash and table tennis stars feature in climactic clashes for the ultimate prize — the gold medal.

Perhaps the clash of the concluding day would be the badminton women’s singles final; rivals and Olympic medallists P. V. Sindhu and Saina Nehwal take each other on at 5 a.m.

Day 10: As it happened

An hour later, India’s World No. 1 among men, K. Srikanth, also plays the singles’ final, against Malaysia’s Lee Chong Wei.

India could add a third gold on the day in badminton when Satwik Rankireddy and Chirag Shetty play the men’s doubles final.

In squash, Dipika Pallikal and Joshna Chinappa play the women’s doubles final against Joelle King and Amanda Murphy Landers of New Zealand.

Also in the morning, Sharath Kamal plays the men’s doubles loser’s final, and the men’s singles loser’s final.

  • Women’s singles, final: P. V. Sindhu v Saina Nehwal, 5 a.m.,
  • Men’s singles, final: K. Srikanth v Lee Chong Wei (Malaysia) 6 a.m.,
  • Men’s doubles, final: Satwik Rankireddy/Chirag Shetty v Marcus Ellis/Chris Langridge (England), 7.30 a.m.

  • Women’s doubles final: Joshna Chinappa/Dipika Pallikal v Joelle King/Amanda Murphy Landers (New Zealand), 7.30 a.m.

Table tennis
  • Mixed doubles losers’ final: Sharath Kamal/Mouma Das v G. Sathiyan/Manika Batra, 5 a.m.,
  • Men’s singles losers’ final: Sharath Kamal v Samule Walker (England), 7 a.m.

  • Closing ceremony: 2.30 p.m.

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