40 Facts About Saina Nehwal

1. Saina Nehwal will be seen plying her trade for the North-Eastern Warriors in the upcoming edition.

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2. Saina Nehwal will take on compatriot Rituparna Das, while Parupalli Kashyap to lock horns with Thailand's Sitthikom Thammasin in the quarter-finals of the Syed Modi International Badminton tournament.

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3. In 2015, Saina Nehwal became the World No 1 before clinching the silver medal at the World Championships at Jakarta.

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4. At the 2012 London Olympics, Saina Nehwal became the first Indian shuttler to win a medal at the Olympics.

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5. Saina Nehwal is an Indian badminton player who is currently ranked No 1 in the world by Badminton World Federation.

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6. Saina Nehwal is an Indian badminton player who attained a career best ranking of 2 in December 2010 by Badminton World Federation.

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7. Saina Nehwal is an Indian Badminton player who is among the world's top players.

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8. Saina Nehwal was rewarded with Arjuna award in August, 2009 and her coach Gopichand was rewarded with Dronacharya award at the same time.

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9. Saina Nehwal is a badminton player who made history by becoming the first Indian to ever win a Super Series tournament when she won the Indonesian open in 2010.

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10. Saina Nehwal has celebrated the total number of 28 birthdays till date.

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11. Saina Nehwal is one of the most reputed badminton players.

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12. Saina Nehwal was born in Hindu Jat family in Hisar.

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13. Saina Nehwal continued her winning streak in 2015 as she won the Indian Open Grand Prix Gold.

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14. In 2014, Saina Nehwal competed for the India Open Grand Prix title and successfully emerged victorious as the winner.

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15. Saina Nehwal was a competitor in the 2012 London Olympics where she bagged home a bronze medal while playing the singles category.

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16. In 2006, Saina Nehwal ventured into junior world championships, and she performed well in several tournaments.

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17. In 2009, Saina Nehwal was ranked as second best in badminton worldwide.

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18. Saina Nehwal is a big movie buff and a die-hard Shah Rukh Khan fan.

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19. Saina Nehwal is one such player who has risen to fame in the field of Badminton.

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20. Saina Nehwal represents her city, Hyderabad, in the Indian Badminton League.

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21. Saina Nehwal will be the cynosure of all eyes at the Syed Modi badminton tournament and the celebrated Indian has been in decent form this year.

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22. Saina Nehwal will start favourite when she spearheads the Indian challenge at the Syed Modi International tournament, which has lost a bit of sheen with the pullout of Olympic silver medallist P V Sindhu.

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23. Saina Nehwal has been invited on popular Indian television shows as a guest including Satyamev Jayate, Comedy Nights with Kapil, and The Kapil Sharma Show.

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24. Saina Nehwal said "I am happy with the way I am playing, I played one final and lost in one quaterfinals, there is a lot to learn from my mistakes and I need to work on my stamina and I am definitely confident now as I was not able to clear the first and second round of the Superseries tournament but I'm happy to break that jinx, and I'm looking forward to play the China open and the Hong Kong open next month".

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25. At the 2018 Asian Games, Saina Nehwal made history by winning the first Asian badminton medal for India by a woman.

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26. Saina Nehwal had a good start to the year, reaching the finals of the 2018 Indonesia Masters.

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27. Saina Nehwal entered 2017 with maiden Malaysia open Grand Prix Gold title.

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28. On 16 August 2015, Saina Nehwal went down fighting to Carolina Marin again, in the final of the World Badminton Championships held in Jakarta, settling for the silver.

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29. In the final Saina Nehwal defeated Juliane Schenk of Germany in two straight sets to lift her first Denmark open trophy.

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30. Saina Nehwal posed an early exit from the Indian Open Super Series in Delhi.

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31. Saina Nehwal confirmed her participation for the 2010 Hong Kong Super series to held from 7 to 12 December 2010, the penultimate super series tournament of the year.

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32. On 15 July 2010, with 64791.26 points, Saina Nehwal reached a career high world ranking of No 2 only behind Wang Yihan of China.

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33. Saina Nehwal won the 2010 India Open Grand Prix Gold, beating Wong Mew Choo of Malaysia in the final and thus justifying her billing as top seed in the tournament.

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34. Saina Nehwal successfully led the Indian Women's Team to the Quarter-finals stage of the 2010 Uber Cup finals.

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35. In the quarter-finals Saina Nehwal lost a nail biting 3-gamer to world number 16 Maria Kristin Yulianti.

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36. The same year Saina Nehwal was the runner up at the 2006 BWF World Junior Championships, where she lost a hard fought match against top seed Chinese Wang Yihan.

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37. In 2006, Saina Nehwal became the under-19 national champion and created history by winning the prestigious Asian Satellite Badminton tournament twice, becoming the first player to do so.

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38. Saina Nehwal became the first Indian to win two singles gold medals in Commonwealth Games.

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39. In 2006, Saina Nehwal became the first Indian female and the youngest Asian to win a 4-star tournament.

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40. Saina Nehwal continued her recent good form at the World Tour events with a second consecutive win over Nozomi Okuhara.

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