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Saina clinches second Australian Open title

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Indian Badminton Star Saina Nehwal clinchéd her second Australian Open title after she notched up the win in final against Sun Yu of China at Australian Open Super Series badminton tournament in Sydney.


  • The Badminton Association of India (BAI) pronounced a reward of Rs. 10 lakh for Saina Nehwal for winning the Australian Open Super Series. The World No. 8 Saina defeated China’s Sun Yu by 11-21 21-14 21-19 in the thrilling title clash.
  • This is the Second title for the Hyderabad hailed London Olympic Bronze Medalist, the first instance being in 2014.

The Winners:

Men’s SinglesHans­KristianVittinghus (Denmark)JeonHyeok-jin(South Korea)
Women’s Singles :SainaNehwal (India)Sun Yu   (China)
Men’s DoublesMarkus Fernaldi Gideon (Indonesia) and Kevin SanjayaSukamuljo (Indonesia)AnggaPratama / Ricky KarandaSuwardi(Indonesia)
Women’s DoublesBaoYixin (China) and Chen Qingchen (China)NityaKrishindaMaheswari / GreysiaPolii(Indonesia)
Mixed DoublesLu Kai (China) and Huang Yaqiong (China)


ZhengSiwei / Chen Qingchen


Australian Super Series tournament:

  • The Australian Super Series tournament -2016 was held from 7th – 12th June 2016 at Sydney, Australia. This is the 5th Super Series tournament of the 2016 BWF Super Series in badminton.