Facts you should know about Saina Nehwal No ratings yet.

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Saina Nehwal becomes first Indian to reach World Badminton final

Facts about Saina Nehwal:

1.    Saina Nehwal is one of highest paid sportsperson
2.    The Badminton player holds 14 incredible international titles in her marvelous career
3.    She has won Singapore Open super series in June 2010, Hong Kong super series in December 2010, and Indonesian championship in June 2012
4.    Nehwal has been conferred with Arjuna Award in 2009, Rajiv Gandhi Khel Ratna in 2009-2010 and Padma Shri award in 2010
5.    Before stepping her career in Badminton, the world’s number one ace shuttler had interest in Karate. She holds a brown belt in Karate
6.    Initially she was coached by SM Arif, who is a Dronacharya Award winner, later  by Pullela Gopichand till 2014 and currently, by the former Indian Badminton champion and national coach U. Vimal Kumar
7.    Nehwal plays for Hyderabad Hotshots in Indian Badminton League
8.    Her parents Harvir Singh and Usha Nehwal were also champions of badminton in Haryana
9.    Saina’s elder sister Anshu is a top model
10.  However, she had missed her intermediate exams twice

One Last Thing
“She’d want Deepika to play her in a biopic
If there’s ever going to be a movie based on Saina Nehwal’s life, and the trend does suggest that there will be with Mary Kom, Bhaag Milkha Bhaag and the like, Saina would want Deepika Padukone to play her. And for them to find a way to squeeze Shah Rukh Khan into the script because she’s a die-hard fan.”


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