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Name PUSARLA Venkata Sindhu
NOC IND - India India Date of Birth 05 JUL 1995
Residence Gender Female
Height 177 cm Weight 63 kg
Discipline Badminton

Badminton

BiographiesResult
Start Date Start Time Event Partner Score Results Opponent
Name NOC
Women's Singles
24 SEP 2014 13 : 00 Women's Singles Round of 32 Match 3 2 - 0 Win WONG Kit Ieng MAC - Macau, China MAC
Women's Team
21 SEP 2014 18 : 00 Women's Team Semi-Final Match 2 1 - 3 Lose Republic of Korea KOR - Korea, Republic of KOR
20 SEP 2014 18 : 00 Women's Team Quarterfinal Match 3 3 - 2 Win Thailand THA - Thailand THA
20 SEP 2014 09 : 00 Women's Team Round of 16 Match 5 3 - 0 Win Macau. China MAC - Macau, China MAC

Competition Highlights

RankEventYearLocation
World Championships
3Singles2014Copenhagen, DEN
3Singles2013Guangzhou, CHN
OSIM BWF Super Series
3Singles2013India Grand Prix Gold, IND
3Singles2012Li Ning China Masters Super Series, CHN
QuarterfinalSingles2014The Star Australian Open, AUS
QuarterfinalSingles2014OUE Singapore Open, SIN
QuarterfinalSingles2012Syed Modi Memorial India Open Grand Prix Gold, IND
Last 16Singles2014Yonex-Sunrise Malaysia Open GP Gold, MAS
Last 16Singles2013Yonex French Badminton Open, FRA
Last 16Singles2013Yonex Japan Open, JPN
Last 16Singles2013Yonex All England Super Series, GBR
Last 16Singles2013Korea Grand Prix Gold, KOR
Last 16Singles2012Yonex Japan Super Series, JPN
Last 16Singles2012Indonesia Open Grand Prix Gold, INA
Last 32Singles2014Yonex Sunrise Indonesian Masters, INA
Last 32Singles2014Yonex Sunrise India Open, IND
Last 32Singles2014Yonex All England Super Series, GBR
Last 32Singles2013Yonex Sunrise Hong Kong Open, CHN
Last 32Singles2013Yonex Denmark Open Super Series, DEN
Last 32Singles2013Yonex-Sunrise Malaysia Open GP Gold, MAS
Last 32Singles2012Yonex Sunrise Hong Kong Super Series, CHN
Last 32Singles2012Li Ning China Open Super Series, CHN
Last 32Singles2012Li Ning Singapore Super Series, SIN
Last 32Singles2012Yonex All England Super Series, GBR
Last 32Singles2011Yonex Sunrise Syed Modi Memorial India Open, IND
World Grand Prix
1Singles2013Kumpoo Macau Open, CHN
1Singles2013Yonex-Sunrise Malaysia Open GP Gold, MAS
2Singles2014Yonex Sunrise India Open, IND
2Singles2012Syed Modi Memorial India Open Grand Prix Gold, IND
2Singles2011Yonex Dutch Open, NED
3Singles2014Swiss Open Grand Prix Gold, SUI
3Singles2012Yonex-Sunrise Malaysia Open GP Gold, MAS
3Singles2010Syed Modi Memorial India Open Grand Prix, IND
9Singles2011Yonex Sunrise Syed Modi Memorial India Open, IND
QuarterfinalSingles2011Yonex Sunrise Vietnam Open, VIE
Last 16Singles2013Swiss Open Grand Prix Gold, SUI
Last 16Singles2012SCG Thailand Grand Prix Gold, THA
Last 16Women's Doubles2010Syed Modi Memorial India Open Grand Prix, IND
Last 32Singles2012Swiss Open Grand Prix Gold, SUI
Last 32Singles2012Yonex German Open, GER
Asian Championships
3Singles2014Gimcheon, KOR
QuarterfinalSingles2013Taipei, TPE
Thomas & Uber Cup
3Team2014New Delhi, IND
Li Ning Sudirman Cup
9Team2013Kuala Lumpur, MAS
Commonwealth Games
3Singles2014Glasgow, GBR
4Team2014Glasgow, GBR
World Junior Championships
5Singles2010Guadalajara, MEX
9Team2010Guadalajara, MEX
17Singles2011Taipei, TPE
33Singles2009Alor Setar, MAS
BWF World Ranking
10Singles2014

Detailed Information

Biography
Hobbies Watching movies, going out with her family and friends. (sportskeeda.com, 14 May 2013)
Occupation Athlete, Student
Higher education Commerce - St. Ann's College for Women, Hyderabad, IND
Languages Spoken English
Coach Pullela Gopichand [national] (IND) (ibnlive.in.com, 30 Mar 2014)
Plays Right (sportskeeda.com, 14 May 2013)
Sporting / famous Relatives Her father PV Ramana won a bronze medal in volleyball at the 1986 Asian Games in Seoul, Korea. (olympicgoldquest.in, 01 Aug 2013)
Injuries She missed the 2012 World Junior Championships in Chiba, Japan, after sustaining a knee injury at the Super Series event in China the previous month. (dnaindia.com, 13 Oct 2012)
Additional Information Start of sporting career
She began playing badminton at age eight. (mybadmintonbook.blogspot.co.uk, 23 Jan 2011)

Reason for taking up this sport
"My dad used to play volleyball and I would accompany him to the volleyball courts when I was very young. There was a badminton court beside the volleyball courts and I initially only played for fun, but I gradually developed a great interest and love for badminton." (rediff.com, 03 Jan 2012)

Ambitions
To win a medal at the 2014 Asian Games in Incheon, Korea. (thehindu.com, 16 Feb 2014)

Hero
Indian badminton players Pullela Gopichand and Saina Nehwal, Indian cricketer Sachin Tendulkar. (telegraphindia.com, 23 Mar 2014; sportskeeda.com, 14 May 2013; rediff.com, 03 Jan 2012)

Most influential person in career
Her parents, and her coach Pullela Gopichand. (telegraphindia.com, 23 Mar 2014; sportskeeda.com, 14 May 2013)

Sporting philosophy / motto
"There's nothing like pressure, I don't take much of it. Off court, I really feel happy and I don't care what others think." (firstpost.com, 25 Oct 2013)

Awards
She was named 2014 Breakthrough Sportsperson of the Year by the Federation of Indian Chambers of Commerce and Industry [FICCI]. (news.biharprabha.com, 13 Feb 2014)

She was named 2013 CNN-IBN Indian of the Year in the sports category. (sportskeeda.com, 20 Dec 2013)

In 2013 she received the Arjuna Award in recognition of her outstanding achievements in badminton. (daijiworld.com, 25 Sep 2013)

General
GIFT FROM HER HERO
She received the gift of a new car from Indian cricketer Sachin Tendulkar as a reward for winning a gold medal at the 2012 Asian Junior Championships in Gimcheon, Korea. "The car is very special to me. To be given a gift by Sachin was like living a dream." (telegraphindia.com, 23 Mar 2014)

MISSED FAMILY WEDDING
She missed her sister's wedding to play in the final of the 2012 Syed Modi India International in Lucknow. She lost the final to Indonesian Lindaweni Fanetri. (sportskeeda.com, 14 May 2013)

NATIONAL FIRST
She became the first Indian female badminton player to win a world championships medal when she won bronze in Guangzhou, China, in 2013. (olympicgoldquest.in, 01 Aug 2013)

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