Saina wins Philippines Open

Updated: 25 February 2007 10:34 IST

India's Saina Nehwal has won the Philippines Open Badminton Championship in Manila.

New Delhi:

India's Saina Nehwal has won the Philippines Open Badminton Championship in Manila. The Hyderbadi teenager defeated Malaysia's Julia Xian Pei Wong 21-15 22-20 to win the women's singles title. With this win, sixteen-year-old Saina, who is ranked 86th in the world, becomes the first Indian woman to win a four-star badminton event.

Topics : Badminton Saina Nehwal
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