Saina Nehwal wins silver medal at 2015 China Open
Ace Indian shuttler Saina Nehwal has won silver medal at 2015 China Open Superseries Premier Badminton tournament after finishing at second position in the Women’s Singles category.
In the final match played at the Haixia Olympic Sports Centre in Fuzhou, the defending champion and top seeded Saina lost to sixth placed Xuerui Li from China by 12-21, 15-21 score.
Saina and Li had met 12 times against each other and Saina has won just 2 of those games. The final of China Open tournament was overall Saina’s fifth final of the year 2015 and the third instance in 2015 that the World No. 1 has come out second best.
Note: In year 2014, India’s Srikanth Kidambi and Saina Nehwal had created history by winning 2014 China Open in Men’s Singles and Women’s Singles category respectively.
Other Results of 2015 China Open
- Men’s Singles category: won by Lee Chong Wei from Malaysia.
- Men’s Doubles category: won by South Korea pair of Kim Gi-jung and Kim Sa Rang.
- Women’s Doubles category: won by Chinese pair of Tang Yuanting and Yu Yang.
- Mixed Doubles category: won by Chinese pair of Zhang Nan and Zhao Yunlei.
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