Olympic bronze medallist and India’s star player Saina Nehwal’s has lost to Spain’s Carolina Marin in the All England Badminton Championship 21-16 14-21 7-21. Saina made a fantastic start, but Marin bounced back very strongly and left Saina in dire straits. In the Men’s single championship, Chen Long of China defeated Denmark’s Jan Jorgensen 25-21 21-17 21-15.
Knowledge is Wealth
- All England Badminton Championship is one of the world’s oldest and most prestigious badminton tournaments.
- The tournament has been sponsored by Yonex since 1984.
- Indians who won the All England Badminton Championship title was Prakash Padukone and Pullela Gopichand.