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Saina enters Indonesia Masters final

Eighth seed Saina will now face either Spain's three-time World Champion and reigning Olympic champion Carolina Marin

Press Trust of India  |  Jakarta 

Saina Nehwal plays against Vicente Lohaynny of Brazil during the Women's Single match at the Rio Olympics. Photo: PTI
File photo of Saina Nehwal

Nehwal continued her impressive run to enter the finals of the USD 350,000 Masters with a hard-fought win over China's He Bingjiao here Saturday.

The 28-year-old from Hyderabad, who had reached the finals at the last edition, notched up a come-from-behind 18-21 21-12 21-18 triumph over sixth seed Bingjiao, who had won a bronze medal at last year.

Eighth seed will now face either Spain's three-time World Champion and reigning Olympic champion or China's Chen Yufei, seeded third.

had won a gold medal at the 2018 Commonwealth Games, a bronze at the Asian Games, besides reaching finals at the Denmark, Masters and last year.

First Published: Sat, January 26 2019. 16:20 IST