P. V. Sindhu, the reigning badminton world champion and the 2016 Olympics silver medallist, was named Sportswoman of the Decade (Racquet Sports) at the 2021 Sportstar ACES Awards on Sunday.
“I must say that Sportstar has been very, very encouraging and supportive for not only me, but all athletes… When I was young, they always supported and encouraged players,” Sindhu said on receiving her award.
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The holder of five world championships medals – a gold, two silver and two bronze – as well as silver medals from Olympics, the Asian Games, the Commonwealth Games, the South Asian Games and the national championships, Sindhu is a top contender at big-ticket events. Before her world title, her biggest success came at the 2018 BWF World Tour Finals, where she felled defending champion Akane Yamaguchi, top…