Australian Open Superseries: Saina Nehwal beats China’s Sun Yu 11-21, 21-14, 21-19 to clinch title


Indian badminton star Saina Nehwal on Sunday defeated Chinese Sun Yu to win the women’s singles title of the $750,000 Australian Badminton Open Superseries.

IANS reported that the World No.8 Saina lost the first game 11-21 against the world No.12 Chinese before winning the next two games 21-14, 21-19 to clinch the championship for the second time in three years.

Saina was the runner-up in the sane competition last year.

She now has a 6-1 lead in the head-to-head record against her Chinese rival.


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