Saina Nehwal wins second Grand Prix
India’s Saina Nehwal won the Chinese Taipei Grand Prix Gold Open badminton tournament defeating Li Ya Lydia of Malaysia in Taiwan on Sunday.
World No.14 Saina beat the Malaysian 21-8, 21-19 to win her career’s second Grand Prix tournament. The first was her breakthrough win in Philippines Open in 2005.
The 18-year-old Hyderabadi went on to beat Mingtian Fu (Singapore), Kwan Yi Monng (Hong Kong), Porntip Buranaprasertsuk (Thailand) and Pia Zebadiah Bernadet (Indoensia) en route to the title round.