PV Sindhu made history by turning into the principal Indian badminton player to win a silver decoration at the Asian Games.

The Olympic silver medallist – who on Monday turned into the primary Indian to achieve an Asian Games singles last – lost 21-13 21-16 to Taiwanese world number one Tai Tzu Ying in Jakarta.

It comes days after Sindhu, 23, was named seventh on the Forbes rundown of most astounding winning female competitors.

Sindhu has now lost seven of her last eight noteworthy global finals.

On Monday, Sindhu’s countryman Saina Nehwal won bronze to end up the primary Indian to win an individual badminton award at the Asian Games in 36 years.

In 1982, Syed Modi won men’s singles bronze at the Games in New Delhi.

The Forbes list discovered Sindhu’s on-court rewards a year ago totalled $500,000 (£387,000) however supports saw her get an additional $8m (£6.2m) in sponsorship.


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