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Indonesia Badminton Open 2018: Saina Nehwal Ends as Runner-up

Saina Nehwal (India) settled for a silver medal at the Indonesia Masters 2018 after losing to World No. 1 Tai Tzu Ying of China in the final match at Jakarta’s Istora Senayan.

Indonesia Badminton Open 2018: Saina Nehwal ends as runner-up
  • The final match lasted for 27 minutes which resulted in the victory of Tai Tzu Ying with sets 21-9, 21-13.
  • The Chinese Taipei player became the first to win the tournament in the history of the event.
  • Saina Nehwal had made her first appearance in the final of a tournament in over a year. Her last foray in the final of a tournament came back in January 2017, when she won the Malaysian Masters Grand Prix Gold.
  • Earlier in November 2017, in the Hong Kong Open Saina had been beaten by the 19 years old Chinese Tai Tzu Ying
  • Saina Nehwal has now lost to Tai Tzu Ying in seven consecutive matches.

About Indonesia Masters 2018

  • The 2018 Indonesia Masters was officially known as DAIHATSU Indonesia Masters 2018.
  • It is a badminton tournament that took place at Istora Senayan in Indonesia from 23 to 28 January 2018 and had a total purse of $350,000.
  • The 2018 Indonesia Masters was the third tournament of the 2018 BWF World Tour and also part of the Indonesian Master's championships which has been held since 2010.

List of Winners


S.No Category Winners
1. Men’s Singles Anthony Sinisuka Ginting
2. Women’s Singles Tai Tzu Ying
3. Men’s Doubles Markus Fernaldi Gideon
& Kevin Sanjaya Sukamuljo
4. Women’s Doubles Misaki Matsutomo & Ayaka Takahashi
5. Mixed Doubles Zheng Siwei & Huang Yaqiong
Indonesia Badminton Open 2018: Saina Nehwal Ends as Runner-up Indonesia Badminton Open 2018: Saina Nehwal Ends as Runner-up Reviewed by Aman Bhatia on January 31, 2018 Rating: 5

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