Saina Nehwal storms into Indonesia Masters' final

Updated: Jan 28, 2018, 14:48 IST | PTI

Saina Nehwal made a perfect start to the new season, reaching the women's singles final of the Indonesia Masters with a thrilling straight-game win over World No. 4 Ratchanok Inthanon of Thailand here on Saturday

Saina Nehwal
Saina Nehwal

Saina Nehwal made a perfect start to the new season, reaching the women's singles final of the Indonesia Masters with a thrilling straight-game win over World No. 4 Ratchanok Inthanon of Thailand here on Saturday. The former World No. 1, who has won thrice in Indonesia, dished out a spirited performance to overcome a fighting Ratchanok 21-19, 21-19 in the semi-final lasting 48 minutes. Sainadisplayed tremendous fighting spirit as she erased a 6-10 deficit in the opening game and held on to the fort despite a late charge by the Thai shuttler in the second game.

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