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The 5 most remarkable achievements of Saina Nehwal in 2015
The 5 most remarkable achievements of Saina Nehwal in 2015

To be a successful sportsperson in India, you need more than just talent. You also need determination, hard work, mental strength and enthusiasm to reach the heights of glory.  And the best example of someone who ticks all those boxes is current World No. 2  and the nation’s best ever female badminton player Saina Nehwal. Born on 17th March, 1990 in Hisar, this star shuttler has fought against the odds to beco

Dec 14 2015
5 times Saina Nehwal made Indians proud
5 times Saina Nehwal made Indians proud

Saina Nehwal has been the shining beacon of Indian badminton for nearly a decade now. Right from her junior days the Hyderabad girl has been showing glimpses of her abundant talent, and it is no surprise that her climb up the ladder of badminton greatness has been swift and meteoric. A permanent member of the world’s elite for some time now, Saina moved out of the Pullela Gopichand Badminton Academy to join forces with Vimal Kuma

Dec 11 2015
Saina Nehwal becomes World No. 1 again
Saina Nehwal becomes World No. 1 again

Saina Nehwal climbed to the number one spot again After becoming the first Indian shuttler to win a silver medal at the World Championships, India’s Saina Nehwal has climbed to the top of the world rankings for the third time in her career, as per the latest rankings that were released on Thursday. The 25-year-old, who finished runner-up at the 2015 World Championships in Jakarta on Sunday, gained a total of 3600

Aug 20 2015
Saina Nehwal awarded Rs.25 lakh by sports ministry for reaching finals of All England Championships
Saina Nehwal awarded Rs.25 lakh by sports ministry for reaching finals of All England Championships

Saina Nehwal was defeated Spain’s Carolina Marin in the final New Delhi, May 8 (IANS): Indian shuttler Saina Nehwal received a cash award of Rs.25 lakh from the sports ministry for reaching the women's singles final of the All England Open Badminton Championships in March. Saina became the third Indian and first woman from the country to reach the final of the prestigious tournament where she lost to reigning World Champion Caroli

May 8 2015
5 targets that Saina Nehwal should focus on after reaching World No. 1
5 targets that Saina Nehwal should focus on after reaching World No. 1

'Raising the performace graph' has been Saina Nehwal's calling card for years.Saina has been through number of ups and downs in her nine year long career.From winning the World Junior title in 2008 to becoming the World No. 1 in 2015, she has seen it all. With rise in rankings, rises the level of expectaions from that player. Saina, who recently silpped to World No. 2 in the latest BWF Rankings achieved the career high ra

Top 10 wins by Indian badminton players
Top 10 wins by Indian badminton players

Over the years, Indian Badminton players have made the nation proud at the highest level by winning several major tournaments at the global stage.  From Prakash Padukone's All England title to Saina Nehwal, winning the Olympic bronze  in 2012 and further becoming the World No.1 this year, Indian shuttlers have proved their metal to the world time and again. Let's see how they have fared at the International stage over the last

Apr 13 2015
8 most unexpected victories by India at the world stage
8 most unexpected victories by India at the world stage

India has produced surprise wins in a number of different sports over the years. Such ‘miracle’ victories, coming when the odds are heavily stacked against the individual or team, have their own unique place in history for the sheer joy they give to the country’s fans. Athletes like Prakash Padukone, Leander Paes and Saina Nehwal pulled off unexpected victories to become an inspiration for others. Such momen

Apr 11 2015
I will be World No. 1 again: Saina Nehwal
I will be World No. 1 again: Saina Nehwal

Saina Nehwal will not be participating in the upcoming Singapore Super Series Indian badminton star Saina Nehwal has said that rankings matter very little to her and has expressed happiness at her consistency. The 25-year-old has had a fantastic run in 2015 so far, having reached the finals of the All England Championships, where she lost to Carlina Marin. Saina recently secured the India Open title, which saw he reach the world number 1 sp

Apr 7 2015
Saina Nehwal rises to No. 2 spot in world rankings
Saina Nehwal rises to No. 2 spot in world rankings

Saina Nehwal Riding on her superb showing at the $500,000 All England Championships, India’s ace shuttler Saina Nehwal has climbed to being No.2 in the latest rankings released by the Badminton World Federation. Saina has reached the No.2 spot before – for the first time in Jule 2010, and most recently in June 2013. Saina did not lose a single game in her unstoppable journey to the final of this year’s

Mar 12 2015
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