Saina wins Hong Kong Open Super SeriesBy IANS
Sunday, December 12, 2010
HONG KONG - India’s Saina Nehwal won the Hong Kong Open Super Series badminton tournament beating China’s Shixian Wang 2-1 in the women’s singles final here Sunday.
Second seeded Saina won 15-21 21-16 21-17 against third seeded Wang, an Asian Games gold medallist, in a match that lasted one hour and 11 minutes at the Queen Elizabeth Stadium.
For Saina the win was her fifth title of the year, which includes three Super Series and Commonwealth Games gold.
The Hong Kong Open was the fourth Super Series title for Saina, who won her first Super Series at the Indonesian Open last year and retained it this year.