Saina Nehwal first Indian women to set world badminton ranking [ Current Affairs ]

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Ace shuttler Saina Nehwal first Indian women to set world badminton assured of the top spot in world rankings. The first Indian woman to achieve the title after her closest competitor Carolina Martin of Spain and lost in the Yonex Sunrise Indian Super Series semi-final.

  • Ace shuttler Saina Nehwal beat Yui Hashimoto of Japan in the second semi-final Saturday and she asked that fans to wait for April 2 when the official rankings will be issued.
  • Ace shuttler Saina Nehwal said that all this will probably sink in when I see my on the list. I need to see it first to believe it,” the 25 year old said after reaching the final.
  • Saina thrashed Hashimoto 21-15, 21-11 to set up a title clash with Ratchanok Intanon of Thailand.
  • The Olympic bronze medalist shuttler Saina Nehwal said that Prakash Padukone sir and Vimal Kumar sir both helped me get out off the lull I was stuck in.
  • Ace shuttler Saina Nehwal currently trains at Padukone’s academy in Bangalore under Vimal kumar.

- Published on: March 31, 2015