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PV Sindhu loses to China’s Wang in the Malaysia Masters

Utkarsh Classes Last Updated 27-05-2024
PV Sindhu loses to China’s Wang  in the Malaysia Masters Person in News 3 min read

Two-time Olympic medallist PV Sindhu of India failed to win the BWF Malaysia Masters 2024 Badminton title. She lost in the women’s singles final to the People’s Republic of China’s Wang Zhi Yi, played in Kuala Lumpur, Malaysia on 26 May 2024. The BWF Malaysia Masters 2024 was held in the Malaysian capital of Kuala Lumpur from 21-26 May 2024.

Title drought for PV Sindhu since July 2022

PV Sindhu has not won a BWF(Badminton World Federation) title since her last win at the Singapore Open in July 2022, in which she defeated Wang Zhi Yi. In 2024, the BWF Malaysia Masters 2024 was her first final for PV Sindhu for any BWF event. 

In the final, world no. 15, PV Sindhu lost to world No. 7 Wang Zhi Yi  21-16, 5-21, 16-21.

 It was the second title for Wang Zhi Yi, having won the BWF Indonesia Masters 2024 title earlier.

Winners of the  BWF Malaysia Masters 2024

Following are the Singles, Doubles and Mixed Doubles event winners.



Runners -UP

Singles (Men)

V. Axelsen(Denmark)


Singles (Women)

Wang Zhi Yi (China)

PV Sindhu (India )

Mens (Doubles)

Kim Astrup and Anders Rasmussen (Denmark)

Jin Yong and Na Sung Sueng

(South Korea)

Women’s (Doubles)

Rin Iwanaga and Kie Nakanishi (Japan)

Lee Yu Lim and Shin Seung Chan (South Korea)

Mixed Doubles 

Goh Soon Huat and Lai Shevon Jemie (Malaysia)

Rinov Rivaldy and Pitha Haningtyas Mentari (Indonesia)

Badminton World Federation (BWF)

The world badminton governing body, the Badminton World Federation (BWF) was set up as the International Badminton Federation (IBF) in 1934 at London,United Kingdom.

In 1981, the IBF was renamed as the Badminton World Federation.

Members: 201 members associations.

Headquarters: Kuala Lumpur, Malaysia.

President: Poul Erik Hayer Larsen.


Answer: Wang Zhi Yi of China

Answer: V.Axelsen of Denmark.

Answer: Japanese pair of Rin Iwanaga and Kie Nakanishi.

Answer:Kim Astrup and Anders Rasmussen of Denmark

Answer: Kuala Lumpur, Malaysia

Answer: Kuala Lumpur, Malaysia
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