Saina Nehwal Wins subtitle after Carolina Marin Retires
Saina Nehwal won the Indonesia Masters women’s singles final after Carolina Marin prise out in the final when she bruised her right foot. The world number four from Spain was leading 10-4 before she got bruised. Saina Nehwal was rapid to reach Carolina Marin and check her. Saina was grapple to find a way in the first game as Marin was subjugating. This was not the way Saina would have wanted to win a title but she will take it nevertheless. Saina lost to Carolina in the semi-final of Malaysia Masters newly. Prior to the final, Saina conquers China’s He Bingjiao 18-21, 21-12, 21-18 in the semi-final where she came from beyond after going down in the first game.
However, from there Saina Nehwal played the better out of the two but she saw an undoing after taking the 18th point. The premier Indian alternate lost thus lost the first game 18-21. The second game began neck and neck before Saina Nehwal exploit on the going on and went on to take the game to the conclusion.
The decider saw an intoxicate contest as both Saina and Bingjiao kept taking sylphlike leads till the 16th point before the Indian took the lead from there on and close the match with a 21-18 win. Saina had won a gold medal at the 2018 Commonwealth Games, a bronze at the Asian Games, besides reaching finals at Denmark, Indonesia Masters and Syed Modi International last year.
Nehwal had conquered Fitriani of Indonesia 21-17, 21-15 to enter women’s singles precinct-finals. Nehwal made an ambivalent start in Indonesia losing first game 7-21 to local shuttler Dinar Dyah Ayustine. But she made a well-built comeback in the thrive games and won 21-16, 21-11 to register her third victory over Ayustine.
The way @NSaina has been playing, its hard to believe that its 2019 and not 2009. So many lessons to learn from her – Grit, Discipline, Never say Die attitude 👌👌
— Viren Rasquinha (@virenrasquinha) January 26, 2019
Ini mba saina nehwal lewat CANTIK BGT ASLI HUHUHU plus wahyu juga lewat pic.twitter.com/m0ZO6PrAtA
— 🌟 cia 🌟 (@markseeuni) January 25, 2019
— Saina Nehwal (@NSaina) January 17, 2019