Saina, world number 3, stormed into the semifinals on Monday, Oct 11 clinching two impressive wins. The Indian first defeated Caroline Black from North Ireland 21-0, 21-2; after which she thrashed Anna Rice of Canada 21-7, 21-10.
Now, Saina will take on Egelstaff aiming to book a spot for herself in the CWG badminton finals. Saina's semifinal opponent earlier defeated Australian Chia-Chi Huang 21-18, 21-15.
The women's singles semifinals will be played at Siri Fort Sports Complex at 5:00 pm on Tuesday, Oct 12.
Also scheduled for the day at the same venue is women's doubles semifinals, where Indian duo Jwala Gutta and Ashwini Ponappa will be playing.