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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

Indonesian fans dub star Indian shuttlers with hilarious nicknames
Indonesian fans dub star Indian shuttlers with hilarious nicknames
Even the likes of Tai Tzu Ying and Sung Ji Hyun have been given quite unique nicknames!
PBL 2018: Complete schedule released, Saina Nehwal to meet PV Sindhu in opener
PBL 2018: Complete schedule released, Saina Nehwal to meet PV Sindhu in opener
Know the full schedule in details.
PV Sindhu equals Saina Nehwal in most Superseries finals played by Indian women's singles shuttler
PV Sindhu equals Saina Nehwal in most Superseries finals played by Indian women's singles shuttler
PV Sindhu has been on fabulous form this season.
India has four shuttlers in top 10 for the first time
India has four shuttlers in top 10 for the first time
This is the latest accomplishment for Indian badminton in a season that has been historic.
BWF Rankings: Saina Nehwal back in top 10; PV Sindhu, Srikanth Kidambi fall
BWF Rankings: Saina Nehwal back in top 10; PV Sindhu, Srikanth Kidambi fall
Get to know the rankings of all the Indian shuttlers this week.
Hong Kong Open 2017: Saina Nehwal and PV Sindhu handed tough draws
Hong Kong Open 2017: Saina Nehwal and PV Sindhu handed tough draws
An analysis of the Indian shuttlers' chances at the Hong Kong Open Superseries, the main draw action of which gets underway on Wednesday
Uphill task for Saina Nehwal for Dubai World Superseries Finals qualification
Uphill task for Saina Nehwal for Dubai World Superseries Finals qualification
Nehwal was the runner-up at the World Superseries Finals in 2011.
Saina Nehwal set to climb back into the top 10 of the BWF world rankings
Saina Nehwal set to climb back into the top 10 of the BWF world rankings
Nehwal was last a part of the top 10 in May.
How the Indian players fared on day 2 of Tahoe China Open
How the Indian players fared on day 2 of Tahoe China Open
Saina Nehwal, PV Sindhu and HS Prannoy are the only Indians to advance to the second round of Tahoe China Open.
China Open 2017: Saina Nehwal wins hearts with incredible gesture of humility
China Open 2017: Saina Nehwal wins hearts with incredible gesture of humility
Saina Nehwal, with this gesture, made it a point to send a message to budding players.
China Open: Sindhu, Saina to spearhead Indian challenge
China Open: Sindhu, Saina to spearhead Indian challenge
World No. 2 Srikanth Kidambi had earlier pulled out of the tournament.
Against all odds: Saina Nehwal and MC Mary Kom
Against all odds: Saina Nehwal and MC Mary Kom
The perseverant brilliance of Saina Nehwal and Mary Kom has inspired an entire generation.
Saina Nehwal credits Pullela Gopichand for victory over PV Sindhu at Senior National Championships
Saina Nehwal credits Pullela Gopichand for victory over PV Sindhu at Senior National Championships
She defeated PV Sindhu in straight games to win her third Nationals crown.
National Championships: Saina Nehwal vs PV Sindhu final - preview, start time and telecast information
National Championships: Saina Nehwal vs PV Sindhu final - preview, start time and telecast information
Does Nehwal have a chance against the in-form Sindhu? Find out.
Saina Nehwal upset as Shraddha Kapoor takes time to get in the groove for her biopic
Saina Nehwal upset as Shraddha Kapoor takes time to get in the groove for her biopic
Saina Nehwal initially wanted Deepika Padukone to play her role in the biopic.
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