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Saina Nehwal

Discussion in 'India Professional Players' started by saina fan, May 29, 2006.

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    Dammit, I was sound asleep when history was being created by young Saina! Congratulations!!!

    What I love most about the Saina of the past 2 tournaments is that she let her racquet do all the talking, and along the way, accounted for some of her most feared opponents. She did it the hard way. She played a slew of 3-game matches, including almost all at the IO PSS (the only straight win was the SF over SJH) and showed huge, huge resilience and mental tenacity.

    This will only help her. She has shown once again that she is the one the strong Chinese contingent have to beat at any big tournament. It also underscores why many biased people are so vociferous in their bashing of Saina in particular, and Indian players in general: they sense the danger to Chinese dominance (if not now, then soon enough) and want to quash it in any way possible.

    What is there to not be proud of? Go, Saina!!!
     
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    True that!!!! Saina may not be a naturally talented like WY,WSX or IR but she more than makes up for it by having greater will power, determination and never say die spirit!!!!

    Go Saina!!!!!
     
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    Congratulation to Saina!!! You're rock and roll!!!
     
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    Love the smile! Keep smiling, Saina! :)

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    So happy that Saina Nehwal has won the 2012 Indonesian Open SSP WS title

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    I am also so happy that Saina Nehwal has won the 2012 Indonesian Open SSP WS title.

    CHN WS players are still our top players; We need players like Saina Nehwal, together with;
    * Tine Baun (DEN)
    * Juliane Schenk (GER)
    * Ratchanok Inthanon (THA)
    * Sung Ji Hyun (KOR)
    * etc, etc, ......

    to raise the standard of our WS event to a higher level.
    :):):)
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    Kudos to Saina Nehwal for winning her 3[SUP]rd[/SUP] Indonesian Badminton Open WS title.
    She was 2 points from defeat in the 2[SUP]nd[/SUP] game at 18-20 and therefore the match, against Li Xue Rui but she fought grittily to win that game and turned the tide, winning the match in 1:05 hours.
    Prior to her match against LXR, she was in court for 4:20 hours grinding out 3 three match and 1 two match wins. The week earlier, she was in Thailand playing 5 matches and winning the Thai title.
    By contrast LXR only spent 2:49 hours in court and was the fresher of the two and the commentator was of the view that SN could tire out and this was very evident in the 1[SUP]st[/SUP] game where LXR won 21-13.
    Saina had the crowd support and in her post-match interview, she thanked them and said she loved playing in Indonesia and would come back next year.

    :):):)
     
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    But the fact that Tine and Juliane are aging is worrisome... Their retirement can come any time after OG leaving Saina alone.. But Ji Hyun is coming up the ranks after beating WX and WY. Inthanon has not shown us that capability yet, she has to pull herself together. The modus operandi of the Chinese sisters is to clear out the field for one and another try to keep themselves above the rest in the rankings. The people we can really count on, after the departure of Tine and Juliane, are Bae Yoon Joo, Inthanon, Porntip, Sapisree, Ji hyun. They have to up their level to put up some resistance to the Chinese dominance..
     
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    This win by Saina will do a world of good to promote the sport in India in particular. Nothing against the Chinese but we need good players from all around the world to spice things up.

    I predict in 2 to 3 years time, we will see Thai players up there also fighting to win tournaments. Mal, Den, Eng need to buck up big time, Indonesia also to a certain degree.

    Thailand girls need better coaches to move up the ladder faster.
     
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    China have a very good development program and support system in place. The rest of the world needs to wake up. Ji Hyun has the same problem as LCW, gets very nervous during the critical period. If she can address this, then she can probably match any of the ladies at the top.
     
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    lol
    tai-phoon beat chinese ws more than ratchanok
    but where is her name?
     
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    Tai Tzu Ying (from TPE) should be mentioned as well

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    Yes, Tai Tzu Ying (from TPE) should be mentioned as well (as another up-and-coming WS player).
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    My thought after the 1st games was over. But she did well to win it by having less mistakes. ;)

    It sure feels freakin good to win this one with all the tough battles. ;)
     
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    My thought after the 1st games was over. But she did well to win it by having less mistakes. ;)

    It sure feels freakin good to win this one with all the tough battles. ;)
     
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    Saina Won The Third Title

    Indian Badminton Player, Saina Nehwal achieved her third title in Djarum Indonesia Open by after winning the title in DIO Super Series Premier 2012. In final, Saina stunned China's Single, Li Xuerui in a dramatic three-game match.
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    Lost 13 - 21 in the first game, Saina once let Li win the match point when she was left 18 - 20. However, with her all abilities she was forced a rubber game and she finally won 22 - 20 in the second game. With the full supports from Istora's crowds, Saina made the stadium roar.

    "I am thankful to the supporters who always support me until the end of the match. Istora (Sports Stadium) becomes one of my favorite places since I always get positive results here, and I am always sure I can fight and win here," Saina said after the match.

    Saina herself records five times appearances in DIO and four out of five she succeeded in reaching final for four times with three titles which were in 2009, 2012 and this 2012 in DIO Series Premier.

    Congratulation Saina!


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    http://www.djarumbadminton.com/en/djarum-indonesia-open/news/detail/read/saina-raih-gelar-ketiga-1/
     
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    You're rock Saina!! She won the 3rd titles in INA Open(out of 4 consecutive final:cool:). I am really impressed with her fighting spirit...! WELL DONE SAINA...! You DESERVE the title, and Istora will always support you.(ahem, when your opponents is not INA players for sure :p)

    Good luck!!
     
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    Saina Nehwal.. The winner of INA SSP 2012 :cool: pictures from djarumbadminton.com


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    Hey miksss, don't link the images to the original site! Copy and upload, otherwise it can take very, very long to load up on this page! :( :) Sometimes Djarum website is very slow... :(
     
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    It would have been devastating if she lost after the epic QF.
    Winning this PSS would really boost her confidence.

    Having said that Saina needs to work harder and focus on variety, as the Chinese WS players would double their efforts to overcome this setback. Her game would certainly be scrutinised for weakness and patterns.
     
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