Saina Nehwal enters final of India Grand Prix Gold

The World No.9 ousted China's sixth seed Xuan Deng 21-14, 17-21, 21-19 in an hour and 19 minutes.

updated: January 25, 2014 21:23 IST
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Lucknow: A resurgent Saina Nehwal and fast rising PV Sindhu, country's best women shuttlers, set up a summit clash against each other at the Indian Grand Prix Gold after emerging victorious in their respective semifinals, here on Saturday.

Saina reached her first finals in 15 months after prevailing over China's Xuan Deng 21-14 17-21 21-19 while Sindhu surpassed Lindaweni Fanetri from Indonesia 21-6 12-21 21-17 to set up a their first ever international clash against each other at the Babu Banarasi Das Indoor Stadium here.

The two, however, have played at the inaugural Indian Badminton League (IBL) last year where London Olympics bronze medallist Saina got the better of the Sindhu on two occasions.

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