Saina Nehwal beats P.V.Sindhu to win gold in CWG

Saina Nehwal beat PV Sindhu to clinch her second Commonwealth Games women’s singles gold, eight years after she bagged her first in New Delhi. She won 21-18, 23-21 in 58 minutes.

This is Saina Nehwal in excellent form as she registered her third straight win over the world number 3 in the last six months. A perfect strategy which she executed well was the key factor in this win of the 28 year-old Saina against her younger opponent, Sindhu.

Gold for Saina and silver for Sindhu gave India its fourth and fifth badminton medals and took to 62 the overall tally at the Gold Coast Games.