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Saina Nehwal Biography & Latest News

Saina Nehwal Biography

Born on the 17th of March 1990 in Hisar, Haryana, Saina Nehwal first burst onto the Indian badminton scene as a 15-year-old in 2005, when she defeated 9-time National champion Aparna Popat at the Asian Satellite Championships in New Delhi. From there on in, she has gone strength-to-strength. winning the World Junior Championships in 2008 and then becoming the first Indian Women’s Singles to win a Superseries event, when she won the Indonesia crown in 2009. 2010 was once again a fruitful year for the Indian as she clinched the Commonwealth Games Gold in front of her home fans in New Delhi and then two years later claimed the biggest prize of her career, winning the Bronze medal at the London Olympics. After a lacklustre showing in 2014, Saina, playing under a new coach Vimal Kumar, came storming back, winning the silver at the All England Championships and then finishing runners-up at the World Championships in Jakarta, that also propelled her to the top of the World rankings. Now as she enters her third Olympics, Saina will be looking to add yet another Olympic medal and hopefully the colour will change from bronze to Gold at Rio.

Saina Nehwal Latest News & Articles

Saina Nehwal two tournament wins away from achieving unique women's singles record
Saina Nehwal two tournament wins away from achieving unique women's singles record
Saina Nehwal is on the verge of creating a unique record.
Saina Nehwal clinches the Malaysia Masters title
Saina Nehwal clinches the Malaysia Masters title
The Indian shuttler gets off to a rousing start in 2017.
Malaysia Masters 2017: Dominant Saina Nehwal advances to the final
Malaysia Masters 2017: Dominant Saina Nehwal advances to the final
The 26-year-old will meet the rising Thai shuttler Pornpawee Chochuwong in the title showdown.
Malaysia Masters 2017: Saina Nehwal enters semi-finals, Ajay Jayaram bows out
Malaysia Masters 2017: Saina Nehwal enters semi-finals, Ajay Jayaram bows out
Top seed Nehwal overcame a slow start in her quarter-final match to notch up a 21-15, 21-14 victory.
Malaysia Masters: Saina Nehwal and Ajay Jayaram reach quarter-finals
Malaysia Masters: Saina Nehwal and Ajay Jayaram reach quarter-finals
Saina Nehwal is the top seed and has been playing like one at this tournament.
Malaysia Masters: Pratul Joshi advances, Siril Verma suffers narrow defeat
Malaysia Masters: Pratul Joshi advances, Siril Verma suffers narrow defeat
On Wednesday, womens singles top seed Saina Nehwal will begin her challenge.
Malaysia Masters: Saina Nehwal to lead the Indian challenge
Malaysia Masters: Saina Nehwal to lead the Indian challenge
Saina has a comfortable draw and begins her campaign against a qualifier.
Interview: Looking to expand PBL to many more cities, says co-founder of Sportzlive Prasad Mangipudi
Interview: Looking to expand PBL to many more cities, says co-founder of Sportzlive Prasad Mangipudi
Ahmedabad, Pune, Kolkata and Jaipur are in the running for new team entries.
Saina played very well, I had to be at 100 percent, said PV Sindhu after straight-set PBL win
Saina played very well, I had to be at 100 percent, said PV Sindhu after straight-set PBL win
Sindhu's side will now face off against the Mumbai Rockets in the final of the competition.
PBL 2017: PV Sindhu beats Saina Nehwal; Chennai Smashers advance to final
PBL 2017: PV Sindhu beats Saina Nehwal; Chennai Smashers advance to final
The Chennai Smashers defeated Awadhe Warriors convincingly with a scoreline of 4-1.
PBL 2017: Saina Nehwal vs PV Sindhu clash headlines the semi-finals
PBL 2017: Saina Nehwal vs PV Sindhu clash headlines the semi-finals
The semi-final face-off between Awadhe Warriors and Chennai Smashers that has made this much-awaited match possible after three years.
PBL 2017: Saina Nehwal doubtful for the much-awaited clash with PV Sindhu
PBL 2017: Saina Nehwal doubtful for the much-awaited clash with PV Sindhu
Saina Nehwal and PV Sindhu were set to battle it out in the Premier Badminton League on 11th January.
PBL 2017: All eyes on a possible Saina Nehwal vs PV Sindhu clash
PBL 2017: All eyes on a possible Saina Nehwal vs PV Sindhu clash
The two have met just once in international competition at the 2014 Syed Modi International.
PBL 2017: Awadhe Warriors edge out Bengaluru Blasters 4-3
PBL 2017: Awadhe Warriors edge out Bengaluru Blasters 4-3
Details from the game between Awadhe Warriors and Bengaluru Blasters.
PBL 2017: Awadhe Warriors face Mumbai Rockets in battle of unbeaten teams
PBL 2017: Awadhe Warriors face Mumbai Rockets in battle of unbeaten teams
Saina Nehwal and Srikanth Kidambi are a part of the Awadhe Warriors.
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