Singapore claimed a straight-sets victory over England to win mixed doubles Badminton gold.

Terry YK Hee and Jessica Tan Wei Hai came out on top in their battle against Marcus Ellis and Lauren Smith, who were forced to settle for silver for the second consecutive Games.

The Singapore duo won the first set 21-16 before England appeared to have rallied to take an early lead in the second set.

We are very, very happy. Happy birthday, Singapore - our first gold medal in mixed doubles after 20 years
Terry YK Hee

But they were unable to hold on to that lead as Singapore took the second set 21-15 to land the gold medal.

Hee was delighted to take the title on the eve of Singapore's national independence day.

He said: "We are very, very happy. Thank you to everyone for supporting us, thank you to all in Singapore and thank you to our families. Lastly: happy birthday, Singapore.

"We are extremely happy and proud to have the opportunity to play here and win a gold medal for our country again – our first gold medal in mixed doubles after 20 years."

Gold Coast 2018 losing finalist Pusarla Venkata Sindhu went one better this time around as she celebrated winning the women's singles title for India with a 2-0 victory over Glasgow 2014 champion Michelle Li of Canada.

Olympic silver medallist Sindhu claimed a 21-15 win in game one and continued to dominate in the second, sealing a 21-13 victory to clinch her fifth Commonwealth Games medal in total.

Sindhu dedicated her success to the crowd, who she admitted were a massive boost in her claiming the gold at her third attempt.

She said: “I’ve been waiting for this Commonwealth Games gold for a long time now and finally I’ve won it. I’m so super happy.

"I want to give thanks to the crowd, they made me win today - their support gave me a lot of confidence and a big boost, so I dedicate it to them.”

India's Lakshya Sen added the men's singles title to his mixed team silver with a narrow 2-1 comeback victory over Malaysia's Ng Tze Yong to take the Commonwealth title.

There was also disappointment for England in the men's doubles final as Ben Lane and Sean Vendy lost 2-0 to India's Satwik Rankireddy and Chirag Shetty.

India took charge with a 21-15 win in game one and kept their momentum going with a 21-13 win in game two to seal the gold medal.

In the final event of Birmingham 2022, Pearly Tan and Thinaah Muralitharan claimed their second title of the Games with victory in the women's doubles.

The Malaysia duo, who also celebrated mixed team gold, recorded a 2-0 victory over Lauren Smith - who sealed her seventh Commonwealth medal in total - and Chloe Birch of England to triumph.