Athlete Details

Saina Nehwal
Badminton
Career

India’s Saina Nehwal has a number of firsts to her name including being the first Indian to win the World Junior Badminton Championships in 2008.

Saina’s parents were also badminton champions. Her victory at the 2009 Indonesian Open ensured she was the first woman from her country to win a Super Series tournament. Further titles followed and she also reached the final of the BWF Super Series Masters Final in 2011.

Achievements
  •  2x  Australian Badminton Open Champion (2014, 2016)
  •  2x  Thaihot China Open Finalist (2014, 2015)
  •  3x  Syed Modi International Badminton Championships Champion(2009, 2014, 2015)
  •  2x  Swiss Open Champion (2011, 2012)
  •  3x  Djarum Indonesia Open Champion (2009, 2010, 2012)
  • 2019 DAIHATSU Indonesia Masters Champion
  • 2018 Syed Modi International Badminton Championships Finalist
  • 2018 Danisa Denmark Open Finalist
  • 2018 Daihatsu Indonesia Masters Finalist
  • 2017 Victor Far East Malaysia Masters Champion
  • 2015 TOTAL BWF World Championships Silver Medalist
  • 2015 YONEX-SUNRISE India Open Champion
  • 2015 YONEX All England Open Finalist
  • 2012 SCG Thailand Open Champion
  • 2012 London Olympic Games Bronze Medalist
  • 2012 YONEX Denmark Open Champion
  • 2012 YONEX French Open Finalist
  • 2011 Djarum Indonesia Open Finalist
  • 2011 YONEX-SUNRISE Malaysia Open Finalist
  • 2011 Li Ning BWF World Superseries Finals Finalist
  • 2010 India Grand Prix Gold Champion
  • 2010 Li Ning Singapore Open Champion
  • 2010 YONEX-SUNRISE Hong Kong Open Champion
  • 2008 Chinese Taipei Open Champion