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Malaysia Open: Saina fails to put it past Wang Xin

Alor Setar: Saina Nehwal lost her first final in a major international tournament when she ran into world No.2 Wang Xin of China in the summit clash of the Malaysia Open Grand Prix Gold on Sunday. Saina, who had lost both her previous matches to Xin, failed to find a way out this time too, as Xin beat her 13-21 21-8 21-14. Continue reading

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Malaysia Open: Saina in contention for year’s 2nd title

Alor Setar: Top seed Indian shuttler Saina Nehwal stormed into the final of the Malaysia Open Grand Prix Gold after scoring a convincing straight-game win over seventh seed Korean Sung Ji Hyun here on Saturday. Saina, who had made a shock first round exit at the Indian Open Super Series last week, recorded a comfortable 21-14, 21-13 win over her rival in just 35 minutes. Continue reading

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Malaysia Open: Saina powers past world champ

Alor Setar: World No.4 Saina Nehwal continued to blitz through the Malaysia Open GP Gold, scoring a morale-boosting win over close rival and world champion Wang Lin of China in the quarterfinals. The top-seeded Indian beat Wang in a tight three setter, 14-21 21-19 21-19. Continue reading

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Malaysia Open: Saina powers into quarters

Alor Setar: Brushing aside the disappointment of a first round loss at the India Open last week, Saina Nehwal entered the quarterfinals of the Malaysia Open GP Gold at Alor Setar on Thursday. The quarterfinal match-up will be interesting, for she runs into her close rival Wang Lin of China, who is coming back from injury. Continue reading

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Saina struggles into quarters

Kuala Lumpur: Saina Nehwal survived a close second round match against a relatively unknown Thai, scrambling to a 18-21 21-12 21-18 win to enter the quarterfinals of the Malaysia Open Grand Prix Gold on Thursday. Also in the quarters were the mixed doubles pair of V Diju and Jwala Gutta.
Top seeds Diju and Jwala eased past Tan Wee Tat/ Ng Hui Ern of Malaysia 21-12 21-12. Jwala had another impressive performance in the women’s doubles. Continue reading

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