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Badminton Association of India congratulates PV Sindhu post Macau Open victory

P.V. Sindhu of India plays in her womens' singles quarter-final match at the Badminton World Championships in Copenhagen August 29, 2014.  REUTERS/Nils Meilvang/Scanpix Denmark (DENMARK - Tags: SPORT BADMINTON)  ATTENTION EDITORS - THIS PICTURE WAS PROVIDED BY A THIRD PARTY. FOR EDITORIAL USE ONLY. NOT FOR SALE FOR MARKETING OR ADVERTISING CAMPAIGNS. THIS PICTURE IS DISTRIBUTED EXACTLY AS RECEIVED BY REUTERS, AS A SERVICE TO CLIENTS. DENMARK OUT. NO COMMERCIAL OR EDITORIAL SALES IN DENMARK. NO COMMERCIAL SALES - RTR448M0
P.V. Sindhu of India plays in her womens' singles quarter-final match at the Badminton World Championships in Copenhagen August 29, 2014. REUTERS/Nils Meilvang/Scanpix Denmark (DENMARK - Tags: SPORT BADMINTON) ATTENTION EDITORS - THIS PICTURE WAS PROVIDED BY A THIRD PARTY. FOR EDITORIAL USE ONLY. NOT FOR SALE FOR MARKETING OR ADVERTISING CAMPAIGNS. THIS PICTURE IS DISTRIBUTED EXACTLY AS RECEIVED BY REUTERS, AS A SERVICE TO CLIENTS. DENMARK OUT. NO COMMERCIAL OR EDITORIAL SALES IN DENMARK. NO COMMERCIAL SALES - RTR448M0

New Delhi, Nov.30: The Badminton Association of India (BAI) has congratulated ace shuttler PV Sindhu over her third consecutive Macau Open Grand Prix Gold win.

The BAI has announced a cash price of Rs. 10 Lakhs for Sindhu.

Speaking on the announcement, President Akhilesh Das Gupta said, “She has yet again made us proud because of her play and determination to prove herself on the International platform. We were confident that she will retain the title and she has stood up to our expectations from her as a player who has a bright future ahead. We at Badminton Association of India are proud of her and wish her to win more such tournaments in the future”.

Sindhu dominated the entire proceedings as she outclassed World number six Minatsu Mitani of Japan 21-9, 21-23, 21-14 in the thrilling summit clash to clinch the title.(ANI)