Saina Wins Hong Kong Open Super Series

Hong Kong, Dec 12 (IANS) India's Saina Nehwal won the Hong Kong Open Super Series badminton tournament beating China's Shixian Wang 2-1 in the women's singles final here Sunday.

Second seeded Saina won 15-21 21-16 21-17 against third seeded Wang, an Asian Games gold medallist, in a match that lasted one hour and 11 minutes at the Queen Elizabeth Stadium.

For Saina the win was her fifth title of the year, which includes three Super Series and Commonwealth Games gold.

The Hong Kong Open was the fourth Super Series title for Saina, who won her first Super Series at the Indonesian Open last year and retained it this year.


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  • AHMED, Yanbu / K.S.A

    Sun, Dec 12 2010

    Congratulations! SANIA

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  • S. Ashrafullah, Bengaluru

    Sun, Dec 12 2010

    Congratulations Saina for the superb performance. Saina took badminton to new heights in India and made te entire national proud with her world no. 1 ranking. Surely, Gopi Chand, the national coach has a significant contribution in moulding Saina to be No. 1 in the world.

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  • Louis D'Souza, Udupi/Kuwait

    Sun, Dec 12 2010

    Congratulations n God bless you, remember the days of Prakash Padkone. She should have had a Gold in Asiad too. You bought glory to our nation.

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  • Shyam Oberoi, Udipi

    Sun, Dec 12 2010

    Well done Saina..Let Sania Mirza learn from Saina Nehwal how to win the series. Sonia is imported to India...Sania is Exported.. Good of it..Jai Ho..

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