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Saina wins Hong Kong Open Super Series

Ace Indian shuttler Saina Nehwal rallied to register a scintilliating three-game victory over Shixian Wang of China to clinch her third Super Series title of the year at the Hong Kong Open in Wanchai on Sunday.

The 20-year-old Indian capped her career’s fourth Super Series title triumph with a 15-21 21-16 21-17 win over the third seed Chinese in a gruelling one hour and 11 minutes summit clash at the Queen Elizabeth Stadium.

The girl from Hyderabad won back-to-back titles — Indian Open Grand Prix, Singapore Open Super Series and defended the Indonesian Super Series — before clinching the gold medal in the Commonwealth Games in October here.

Saina, who dropped to fourth in the world rankings, is likely to inch closer to the number one spot with this resounding victory.

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Posted by on 12/12/2010 in India


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Saina, the Golden Girl of India

Ace Indian shuttler Saina Nehwal won 38th gold for India by beating Malaysia’s M. Choo Wong in the women’s singles final at the  Commonwealth Games on Thursday, 14th Oct 2010. The Gold won by Saina made all the difference.  India winning 38th. Gold snatched the 2nd position in medal tally from England who won 37 Golds. Therefore Saina’s Gold medal is more than Gold because it has lifted India’s rank from third to second. Saina won the final 21-19, 23-21, 21-13.

Saina Nehwal, World No. three, created history today by becoming  first Indian  woman shuttler  to win the single Gold in Badminton at the Commonwealth Games. Congratulation to her.

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Posted by on 14/10/2010 in Uncategorized


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