Saina in Australian Open final, Srikanth is out
Sydney, June 11 (IANS) India's Saina Nehwal stormed into the final of the $750,000 Australian Open Superseries badminton tournament here on Saturday, beating Wang Yihan of China 21-8, 21-12 in a semi-final.
World No.8 Saina dominated the proceedings from the start and lost little sweat to beat the World No.2 in straight games in the women's singles at the Sydney Olympic Park.
Earlier, World No. 13 Kidambi Srikanth of India lost 20-22, 13-21 to Hans-Kristian Vittinghu of Denmark to crash out of the tournament.