Rio Olympics silver medallist and current world champion PV Sindhu played her first group stage match today against Israel’s Ksenia Polikarpova. She won the match 21-7, 21-10 in just 29 minutes.

After the match, PV Sindhu told Firstpost, “Mentally, physically and experience-wise, a lot has changed. Coming to (Tokyo) 2020 is completely different; back then there were no expectations.

“I know that I have worked hard and given all my heart all of these years and I think it’s time to show now. I’ve been working on my aggression and my technique and you will definitely see a different Sindhu.”

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