congrats @NSaina on resounding winClick To TweetSaina Nehwal beat Indonesia’s Hanna Ramadini in the opening round of the Macau Open Grand Prix Gold badminton tournament, on Wednesday.
The former World No. 1 was initially trailing 2-5 against the world no. 44, gradually clawed her way back in the opening game to reduce the deficit before restoring parity at 17-17. With none of the players willing to give in the score soon became 20 – 20. Saina lost the first game 21-23 in 24 minutes.
In the second game Saina took an early lead to race to a 9 – 3 lead. At break, she was leading 11 – 6. Saina brought all her experience in to play to close out the second game 21-14 with relative ease.
In the decider, Saina continued her domination to lead 11 – 6 at the break. In the end, the Indian put too good for her Indonesian opponent as she won the third game 21 – 18 to move into the third round.
Final Score: Saina Nehwal beat Hanna Ramadini 21 – 23, 21 – 14, 21 – 18