Indian badminton star PV Sindhu has had a disappointing year-end. World champion Sindhu has been eliminated from the first round of BWF World Tour Finals 2019. Sindhu was defeated by Akane Yamaguchi of Japan 18-21, 21-18, 21-8. PV Sindhu's journey in the BWF World Tour Finals, the last badminton tournament of the year being played in China, ended in the first round itself. Sindhu has not done anything special in any tournament since winning the World Championship. With the intention of winning the year by winning the title, Sindhu was surprised by the Japanese player in the first round. At the end of the year, Sindhu felt disappointment.
Indus was hopeful of a smooth match against Akane Yamaguchi of Japan in the first match of the BWF World Tour Finals on Wednesday. In a match that lasted for about 1 hour and 20 minutes, the Japanese defeated Indus and showed him the way out. Sindhu also proved it by winning the first game. Although the Indian star got a tough competition in the first game, her name was won.
After winning the first set, the Japanese player hit back on Sindhu and reversed the match and won it by 18-21. After this, Sindhu's condition looked worse in the third game. She looked absolutely helpless in front of Akane and could not collect points. In the game, Akane won the match unbeaten 21-8 against Sindhu. So far, there have been 17 matches between the two players. Most of the matches have been won by Sindhu. On Wednesday, Akane registered its third consecutive win against the Indian player. Earlier on 10 occasions, Sindhu defeated Akane.