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PV Sindhu won the Syed Modi International tournament

Two-time Olympic medallist PV Sindhu defeated Malvika Bansod and won her second women’s singles title at the Syed Modi International badminton tournament in Lucknow on Sunday. The final match lasted for just 35 minutes.

It was Sindhu’s second Syed Modi title after having annexed the BWF World Tour Super 300 event in 2017.

Previously, Ishaan Bhatnagar and Tanisha Crasto clinched the mixed doubles title with a straight game win over compatriots T Hema Nagendra Babu and Srivedya Gurazada.

The men’s singles final earlier, between Arnaud Merkle and Lucas Claerbout was declared a ‘No Match’ after one of the finalists had tested positive for COVID-19.