Saina Nehwal Enters Australian Super Series Final

Saina Nehwal defeated World No. 2 Wang Shixian of China.

updated: June 28, 2014 11:43 IST
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Saina Nehwal in action during the India Open 2014


Ace Indian shuttler Saina Nehwal stands just a win away from clinching her second title of the year after she stunned world number two and top seed Chinese Shixian Wang in a gruelling three-game semifinal contest of the USD 750,000 Australian Super Series here on Saturday.

Sixth-seeded Saina prevailed 21-19, 16-21, 21-15 in a marathon match, which lasted an hour and 16 minutes.

"Beat world number 2 wang shixian in a tough 3 game match. Through to the final of the Australian Open super series!" tweeted the Indian after recording her fifth overall win against the Chinese nemesis, which took their head-to-head record to 5-3.

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