According to an official release, Rao hailed the 19-year-old's success at the global event and said the Government would support Sindhu in her future endeavours.

Pusarla Venkata Sindhu or PV Sindhu as we all know her, is an Indian badminton player who trains at Hyderabad's Gopichand Badminton Academy and is supported by Olympic Gold Quest, a not-for-profit foundation that identifies and supports Indian athletes.

The CM K Chandrasekhar Rao. on Friday presented Rs 1 crore to tennis star Sania Mirza, the brand ambassador of Telangana, who a few days ago won the mixed doubles event at the US Open.

Rao has directed officials to provide Rs 3 lakh each to sportspersons who would participate in international competitions, the release added.

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