PM Modi congratulates Saina Nehwal on becoming World No 1

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New Delhi, March 28: Prime Minister Narendra Modi on Saturday congratulated Saina Nehwal for becoming World Number 1 in badminton and making India proud.

PM congratulates Saina Nehwal

"The phenomenal accomplishments of @NSaina make us very proud. I congratulate her on being the World Number 1," he tweeted

Saina scripted history by becoming the first Indian woman shuttler to attain the number one spot in world rankings [Historic feat: Saina Nehwal becomes World No. 1], reaffirming her status as the country's most consistent performer in the international circuit.

The 25-year-old zoomed to the top after her closest challenger for the position, Spain's Carolina Marin, lost in the India Open Super Series semifinal here.

PTI

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