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Saina Nehwal wins Australian Open: Twitterati laud India's ace shuttler

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New Delhi, June 12: Indian star shuttler Saina Nehwal clinched her second Australian Badminton Open Superseries title in three years after overpowering Chinese Sun Yu in the women's singles final at Sydney on Sunday (June 12).

Saina Nehwal beats China's Sun Yu to clinch Australian Open Super Series

After losing the first game 11-21, World No.8 Saina cameback strongly against the World No.12 Chinese and won the next two games 21-14, 21-19 to clinch the championship. The match lasted for an hour and 12 minutes.

Saina Nehwal wins Australian Open: Twitter lauds India's ace shuttler

No sooner than the 26-year-old Hyderabadi claimed her seventh Superseries title, celebrities, sports persons and politicians congratulated Saina for her unique achievement.

Here's who all congratulated the Olympic bronze medalist after her victory:

Virat Kohli:

Saina's response to Virat:

Ajinkya Rahane:

Virender Sehwag:

Amitabh Bachchan:

Shah Rukh Khan:

Sachin Tendulkar:

PM Narendra Modi:

VVS Laxman:

Suresh Raina:

Yuvraj Singh:

Rajya Vardhan Rathore:

Haryana CM Manohar Lal Khattar:

Ayushman Khurana:

Anurag Thakur:

Mahesh Bhupati:

OneIndia News

Story first published: Sunday, June 12, 2016, 19:47 [IST]
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