New Delhi, June 12: Indian star shuttler Saina Nehwal clinched her second Australian Badminton Open Superseries title in three years after overpowering Chinese Sun Yu in the women's singles final at Sydney on Sunday (June 12).
After losing the first game 11-21, World No.8 Saina cameback strongly against the World No.12 Chinese and won the next two games 21-14, 21-19 to clinch the championship. The match lasted for an hour and 12 minutes.
No sooner than the 26-year-old Hyderabadi claimed her seventh Superseries title, celebrities, sports persons and politicians congratulated Saina for her unique achievement.
Here's who all congratulated the Olympic bronze medalist after her victory:
Saina's response to Virat:
I would love to get more aggression like u for winning more matches ☺️I m trying hard for that 👍Thank u so much 🙏🙏 https://t.co/zZ155enEbx— Saina Nehwal (@NSaina) June 12, 2016
Congratulations @NSaina for winning the Australian open 2nd time. Whole country is proud of you.— ajinkyarahane88 (@ajinkyarahane88) June 12, 2016
Shah Rukh Khan:
@NSaina awesome girl. Keep on shining and making our country so proud.— Shah Rukh Khan (@iamsrk) June 12, 2016
PM Narendra Modi:
Congratulations @NSaina for the stupendous victory. The entire nation is very proud of your sporting accomplishments.— Narendra Modi (@narendramodi) June 12, 2016
Congratulations to @NSaina for winning the Australian open you make us proud 💪🏼👊🏽👍— yuvraj singh (@YUVSTRONG12) June 12, 2016
Rajya Vardhan Rathore:
Haryana CM Manohar Lal Khattar:
Congratulations @NSaina for the wonderful performance and victory in the Australian Open. You make us all proud!— Manohar Lal (@mlkhattar) June 12, 2016
And @NSaina makes us proud again. Congrats for winning the Australian super series title. ✌️👍👏— Ayushmann Khurrana (@ayushmannk) June 12, 2016