PV Sindhu now all focused on upcoming All England Championships. As after she lose Swiss open it is says that she has not been in the best of forms since returning to competitive action in the wake of the Covid-19 pandemic. But it's not wise to rule the world champion out, especially when there is a big tournament around. PV Sindhu, seeded 5th in the women's singles at the Super 1000 tournament that gets underway on Wednesday in Birmingham, has not won a title since winning the historic gold at the World Championships in Basel.
For your information let us share that in Swiss open match, Despite being outclassed by Carolina Marin in a one-sided final, Sindhu would have taken confidence from her run in Basel. Sindhu needs a big win in the Olympic year and the All England title can come as a big morale boost.And now after a sluggish start to the Asian leg of the tournament and an ordinary showing in the World Tour Finals, Sindhu returned to form at the Swiss Open earlier this month, reaching the final of the Super 300 tournament.
However, here it is to be noted that India have not won a medal at the All England Championships since Pullela Gopichand, who is the national chief coach now, clinched glory in 2001. But with the absence of Chinese, Chinese Taipei and Korean shuttlers at the prestigious Super 1000 event, India shuttlers, a 19-member contingent, will fancy their chances. So, Sindhu as usual best performance at the All England Championships is a semi-final finish in 2018, will open her campaign against unseeded Soniia Cheah. But it's not going to be an easy ride as she is likely to face 3rd seed Akane Yamaguchi of Japan in the quarter-final. Top seed Carolina Marin who was drawn in the same half has pulled out from the event.