Bit upset after loss but big 'victory' for me, says PV Sindhu after world badminton bronze

Playing in her maiden World Badminton Championships, Pusarla Venkata Sindhu notched up stunning victories against two Chinese players in the run-up to the semifinals but she failed to read Ratchanok's deceptive game.

updated: August 10, 2013 19:55 IST
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New Delhi: A look at the draw and she knew it was not going to be easy but rising shuttler P V Sindhu said she never underestimated herself as she slayed one giant after another for a historic bronze medal at the World Championships in Guangzhou, China. (PV Sindhu, you rock, says Jwala Gutta)

Sindhu, ranked 12th, today suffered a 10-21 13-21 loss to world number three Ratchanok Inthanon of Thailand in the semifinal to settle for a bronze medal at the prestigious event. (PV Sindhu crashes out in semis of world badminton, settles for bronze)

The 18-year-old is the first woman shuttler from India to get a medal at the mega-event. (Match - As it happened)

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