Saina Nehwal wins Malaysia Masters Grand Prix Gold


SARAWAK (Malaysia): Indian badminton ace Saina Nehwal won Malaysia Masters Grand Prix Gold with a hard-fought victory in the summit clash on Sunday, by beating Thai Pornpawee Chochuwong, the top-seeded London Olympics bronze-medallist  22-20, 22-20 in 46-minute.

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The 26-year-old world No.10, who had been desperately looking for a title that boosts her confidence after recovering from a knee surgery last year.


Chochuwong scored four consecutive points to grab the early lead, but Saina narrowed the gap to make it 10-13 before drawing level at 19-19 and then saving a game point.
In the second game as well, Chochuwong  had initially took 3-0 lead but Saina did not leave it for too late and took the lead at 7-5 and  eventually she managed to win to win at 22-20.

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