Saina Nehwal clinches Badminton Singles Gold in CWG

Saina Nehwal clinches Badminton Singles Gold in CWG

Saina Nehwal clinches Badminton Singles Gold in CWG

Sindhu got the silver.

While Sindhu thrashed Canada's Michelle Li in straight games 21-18, 21-8 in the semi-final, Saina overcame a stiff contest from Scotland's Kirsty Gilmour winning by 21-14, 18-21, 21-17, and set her date with her compartriot in the summit clash on Sunday. "He was given personal coach accreditation and after a long journey, I was handling this situation", she said referring to the instance in which her father was denied entry into the games village. The Indian, however allowed the Canadian to sneak in a few points towards the end but managed to wrest back the lead and clinch the tie in 22 minutes. So I play aggressively and so does she. She attacked relentlessly and kept the rallies short while dictating the pace of the match. That included 38 gold, 27 silver and 36 bronze. It shows both of them are playing really well and I hope both of them continue their performance for the rest of the year. I think the team Gold for me was the highlight of the event.

Sindhu took two back to back points take a 6-4 lead before Saina reduced the gap with a deceptive smash that totally outfoxed her rival. These were the highlights for me.

India bagged a total of seven medals on the final day.

"In India, if I lose, 100 things would be written about me, "oh Saina lost, Saina's becoming old, Saina should retire", she was to bare her thoughts later.

This was Joshna's first and Dipika's second medal at Gold Coast after taking silver in the mixed doubles with Saurav Ghosal.

What is the most interesting match for Indians? At times I feel luck also matters.

All the best to the players while we anticipate good news! Extremely proud of you both.

Srikanth was involved in an equally entertaining men's singles final against Malaysian legend Lee Chong Wei. "I gave him that early lead which I should have avoided", Srikanth said.

India's only Bronze in the discipline came in women's doubles competition.

In the medal table, India is only behind Australia (198 medals) and England (166 medals).

). It was the veteran's third medal here, after the men's team gold and the silver in the men's doubles. The final match will be held on Sunday at 4.30am IST.

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