Saina overcomes Thai teenager for title

Monday, 23 January, 2017
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Saina Nehwal lived upto her top billing to emerge champion in the Malaysian Masters Grand Prix Gold  Badminton tournament at Sibu Indoor Stadium, Sarawak, Malaysia on Sunday. In a hard fought summit clash, Saina has to stretch herself fully to halt the giant killing run of Pornpawee Chochuwong of Thailand to grab the much needed title. Although Saina won in straight games at 22-20, 22-20 she was pushed to limits by the unseeded Thai girl.