P V Sindhu
Country India
Date of Birth 1995-07-05
Age 25 years
Birth Place India
Major Teams India
Playing Details Singles,Women's Doubles
P V Sindhu, Badminton Women's Singles, Badminton
  • Laura Sarosi (HUN)
    11th Aug, 6:40pm
    2 -0 ( 21-8, 21-9)
  • Li Michelle (CAN)
    14th Aug, 7:45pm
    2-1 ( 19-21, 21-15,21-17)
  • Tai Tzu Ying (TPE)
    16th Aug, 2.00am
    2-0 ( 21-13, 21-15)
  • Yihan Wang (CHN)
    17th Aug 3.25am
    2-0 ( 22-20, 21-19)
  • Nozomi Okuhara (JPN)
    18th Aug, 5.50 pm
    2-0( 21-19, 21-10 )
  • Carolina Marin (ESP)
    19th Aug, 7.30 pm
    1-2(21-19,12-21,15-21) - SILVER
  • LOST


  • She became the first Indian female badminton player to win a world championships medal when she won bronze in Guangzhou, China, in 2013.
  • Bronze in world championships(2014)
  • Bronze in Uber Cup(2014, 2016)
  • Bronze in Commonwealth Games(2014)
  • Hat trick Macau Open (2013,2014, 2015)
  • Malaysian Masters(2013,2016)



Born to a sports family with father P.V. Ramana, a former India volleyballer and mother also a volleyball player, Sindhu had traits of a sportsperson in her blood. Expectedly she rose in her chosen sport.


Trained at the Gopi Chand's academy, Sindhu's rise was phenomenal. She was the first Indian woman player to win a medal in theWorld Championship. Her career highlights starts with her bronze medal win in the sub-junior Asian championship held in Colombo in 2009.


In 2012 she won the Asian U-19 title. In 2012 Sindhu shot into prominence she beat the London Olympics gold medallist Li Xueriu in the China Masters super series tournament. By the December of 2012 she had reached a world ranking of 15.


She won the Malaysian open title in the beginning of 2013 and then came the momentous occasion of a medal in the World championship. The Macau Open title followed. Losing in the semi-final of the Glasgow Commonwealth 2014, Sindhu became soon the first Indian to win back to back medals in the world championship.


The Denmark Open in 2015 brought her the opportunity to beat such quality players like Tai Tzu-ying, Wang Yihan and Carolina Marin. By 2016 she had won six individual international titles and took her ranking to 10 for a nod into the Rio Olympics competition.