PM Modi congratulates Saina Nehwal on Australian Open win

On Sunday, Prime Minister Narendra Modi has congratulated ace shuttler Saina Nehwal for winning the Australian Badminton Open Super Series event in Sydney.

PM Modi took to twitter to congratulate India’s No.1 badminton star.

He said, 'Congratulations @NSaina for the stupendous victory. The entire nation is very proud of your sporting accomplishments.'

Nehwal won second Australian Badminton Open Super Series title in three years after overcoming Chinese Sun Yu in the women's singles final here on Sunday.

World No.8 Saina lost the first game 11-21 against the World No.12 Chinese before winning the next two games 21-14, 21-19 to clinch the championship for the second time in three years.

The match lasted for an hour and 12 minutes.


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