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Saina Nehwal



Saina Nehwal is an Indian Professional Badminton single player born on 17 March 1990, In Hisar, Haryana, India.

Family Background:

She is the daughter of Harvish Singh Nehwal and his wife Usha Rani Nehwal. Her father is worked in CCS HAU. She has one sibling. she comes from Hindu Jat Family.

Personal Life:

Saina has no any relationship and she is not married currently.


She had attended the school at Campus School CCS HAU, Hisar for few years. After her family shifted to Hyderabad, she completed her 12th class education from St. Ann’s College Mehdipatnam Hyderabad.


In 2006, Saina Became the Under 19 national champion and made a history by winning the Asian Satellite Badminton tournament. she also won the Philippines Open tournament and showed her good performance at several Junior tournaments. In the same year, she was the runner-up at the BWF World Junior Championship. In 2009, She won Indonesia Open, a BWF super series event and she was the first Indian player who does it. In the next year, she won the Singapore Open Super Series and the Indonesian Open. In the commonwealth game which was held in New Delhi, In 2010, Saina won the Gold Medal in women’s singles category and ended the year with 2010 Indonesia Super Series title. In 2011, Saina reached the final stages of the several tournaments but unluckily she did not win any tournaments. But she won the Swiss Open, Thailand Open Grand Prix, Indonesia Super Series, and Denmark Open Series in 2012. On 26 January 2014, She won the singles titles at India Open Grand Prix. In the same year, Saina Became the Wold’s 7th ranked player After winning the Australian Super Series. In 2015, Saina won the women’s singles event at the Indian Open Grand Prix Gold and in the final, she had been beat Spanish player Carolina Marina. In the Same year, she won the single event at India open BWF Super Series and ranked no 1 women’s player in the Badminton

Unknown Facts:

  • Her Nickname is Steffi Saina.
  • She won the Bronze Medal in the London Olympic in 2012.
  • She is a huge fan of Sachin Tendulkar and Roger Federer.

Master Stroke:

  • She is the 1st Indian women who ranked No 1 in the Badminton World Federation in the women’s singles.
  • She is the youngest Asian player to win 4-star tournament.

Awards and Achievements:

  • In 2009, She received the CNN IBN Indian of the year award.
  • In 2009, She received the Arjuna Award.
  • In 2010, She received the Rajiv Gandhi Khel Ratna Award.
  • In 2010, She received the Padma Shri Award.
  • In 2016, She received the Padma Bhushan Award.

What Can we learn from Her??

Like Saina Nehwal, Never feel disheartened. just pap into your Will-Power. Respect everyone.

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