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Saina Nehwal – 5 Most Historic Moments

Saina Nehwal – 5 Most Historic Moments

Saina Nehwal is probably India’s biggest icon after Sachin Tendulkar. For a very long time, she has been the face of Indian badminton. She has created a legacy for herself, creating history and bringing joy to billions of fans, not just in India but around the world.  She is also a symbol of hope and ambition for everyone, the first women’s singles player to actually pose a threat to and win over Chinese domination in the sport.

In a sport that has for so long been on the sidelines in the nation, Saina is the flag bearer. Every time she steps on the court, she is looking to re-write records and make new ones. Certainly about to make some more history, here are the five most historic moments of Saina Nehwal’s career so far.

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Saina Nehwal's first Superseries win
Saina Nehwal’s first Superseries win

When Saina Nehwal beat 3rd seeded Lin Wang in Jakarta, she achieved a career milestone. She also created history, by being the first Indian to win a Superseries title. Displaying great mental strength, Saina beat the clear favourite Lin Wang 12-21,21-18,21-9.  That she made a comeback from one game down to win the match in such a high pressure situation was clear indication of things to come.

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