Sachin leads in congratulating ace shuttler after win
Hyderabad: Cricket legend Sachin Tendulkar rated star Indian shuttler PV Sindhu's win over reigning world champion Nozomi Okuhara of Japan in the women's singles final of the Korea Open Superseries as a "victory like none other".
Congratulatory messages poured in for the 22-year-old shuttler as she avenged her World Championships final defeat to the same opponent to clinch her third Superseries title.
"You tried, you failed, you believed and in the end you are an inspiration for the nation! A victory like none other," Tendulkar tweeted.
"She Believed She Could, So She Did. Congrats @Pvsindhu1 First Indian To Win. India Is Proud of You," star boxer Vijender Singh said. Sports minister Rajyavardhan Singh Rathore said: "What a brilliant game by @PVSindhu1! Congrats on winning #KoreaSS! India is proud of you! May the victories never stop coming!"
Former India opener Virender Sehwag put Sindhu in the legends' bracket saying it was "breathtaking" badminton on show.