Saina in maiden badminton Worlds final

Jakarta, Aug 15:

World No.2 shuttler Saina Nehwal became the first Indian to enter the final of the badminton World Championships, defeating local girl Lindaweni Fanetri 21-17, 21-17 in the semi-final here on Saturday.

Saina Nehwal
Saina Nehwal

Saina won the first game 21-17 and maintained her composure, utilising her superior experience to clinch the second set and the match 21-17.

She will face defending champion and top seed Spaniard Carolina Marin in the summit clash. (IANS)

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