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Australian courts suit me well, says Saina Nehwal

By Ashok Kumar     The Indian Sub-continent Times (THE IST) had the opportunity to catch up with two-time Australian Badminton Open winner Saina Nehwal of India. The IST congratulated the seventh seed, Saina on her victory and Saina thanked The IST.         The IST:  What goes through your mind when the score […]

June 19, 2016 | 0 Comments More

Saina wins second Australian Badminton Open

By Ashok Kumar Indian ace shuttler Saina Nehwal emerged winner of the Australian Badminton Open 2016 when she edged past Sun Yu of China 11-21; 21-14 and 21-19. This was her second title from three matches 2014 and 2016 in 2015 she lost to Spaniard Carolina Marin in the semis. On road to the finals […]

June 13, 2016 | 0 Comments More

I always learn from my losses and work hard: Saina

By Ashok Kumar Ace Indian Badminton player, Saina Nehwal has again been crowned World Number 1 when she dethroned current No.1, Carolina Marin of Spain. Following are her views and a short and quick interview to The Indian Sub-continent Times. The IST: How do feel on becoming or regaining number 1 spot? Its a matter […]

August 21, 2015 | 0 Comments More

Saina Nehwal among 340 shuttlers confirmed for The Star ABO

A stellar line-up of the world’s best badminton players will compete in the Star Australian Badminton Open at Sydney Olympic Park next month. Lin Dan (China), currently two time Olympic Gold medallist and five time World Champion, Chen Long (China) and Australian Open Superseries defending women’s singles champion and current world No.1 Saina Nehwal (India) […]

May 1, 2015 | 0 Comments More

Saina overcomes blisters to lift ABO title

By Ashok Kumar: Braving blisters in her feet, ace Indian shuttler Saina Nehwal overcame a defiant Spanish unseeded and world number 11 Carolina Marin 21-18; 21-11 to lift the Star Australian Badminton Open crown and take home prize money of Au $ 56,000. “I am thankful to my parents for their support throughout,” said Saina […]

June 30, 2014 | 0 Comments More

I do not want to do wrong things in life: Saina Nehwal

Interview with Saina by Ashok Kumar Though the interview was done after the quarter-final match but was released after the Finals that gave Saina the Star Australian Open Badminton title. The interview went thus: Saina, thanks for giving the opportunity to interview you today and the few moments  late in the night after the match. […]

June 29, 2014 | 0 Comments More

Saina, Jwala listed for Australian Badminton Open

Saina Nehwal, Jwala Gutta, Pv Sandhu are among the players expected  to participate in the Star Australian Badminton Open in Sydney. Last year Jwala, Saina and Ashwani Nachhappa  had been listed but decided to give the tournament a miss due to the Olympics. Two-time Olympic Gold Medalist and five-time badminton world champion Lin Dan is making his […]

June 4, 2014 | 1 Comment More

Saina Nehwal disappoints at Indian Open

NEW DELHI: Saina Nehwal spoilt what could have been a perfect day for India at the India Open at the Siri Fort Complex on Wednesday. India’s top shuttler, who improved upon her record in this tournament by winning the first round (she lost in the first-round last year), succumbed to lower-ranked Bae Youn Joo of […]

April 27, 2012 | 0 Comments More

Saina Nehwal to miss Australian Open

Entries have now closed for the first ever Yonex Australian Badminton Open (April 3-8) in Sydney, with twenty eight countries confirmed to battle it out for the largest bounty – US$120,000 – of any badminton event played in the Oceania region. And one of the last chances to earn qualifying points for the London Olympics […]

March 21, 2012 | 0 Comments More

Saina Nehwal eyes number 1 spot

  New Delhi: A rousing welcome was accorded to ace Indian shuttler Saina Nehwal after she completed a spectacular hat-trick of titles by clinching the Indonesia Open Super Series with a three-game triumph over Japan’s Sayaka Sato on Sunday last. The reception comes in the wake of her criticism that she is more popular in […]

June 20, 2010 | 0 Comments More