Saina Nehwal beats He Bingjiao, reaches Indonesia Masters final

Saina Nehwal will play the winner of the other semi-final between Chen Yufei and Carolina Marin for the title on Sunday

OTHER SPORTS Updated: Jan 26, 2019 16:30 IST

HT Correspondent
HT Correspondent
Hindustan Times, New Delhi
Saina Nehwal,He Bingjiao,Indonesia Masters
Saina Nehwal will play Chen Yufei or Carolina Marin in the final. (AFP)

Saina Nehwal defeated China’s He Bingjiao 18-21, 21-12, 21-18 in their Indonesia Masters semi-final to reach the final.

It was an intense three-set battle before Nehwal held her nerves in the deciding game to win the match. The Indian shuttler started the match strongly but blew a substantial lead to surrender the first game 18-21.

She made a strong comeback in the second game to take it 21-12. The deciding game turned out to be a tense affair as both the shuttlers refused to give an inch to the other. However, Nehwal held her nerves to prevail over her Chinese opponent 21-18 to win the thriller.

Nehwal will play the winner of the other semi-final between Chen Yufei and Carolina Marin for the title on Sunday.

Source: Hindustan Times

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