A dream come true, says Saina

December 12th, 2010 - 7:46 pm ICT by IANS  

Hong Kong, Dec 12 (IANS) “It is like a dream come true,” Indian badminton ace Saina Nehwal said Sunday after defeating China’s Shixian Wang to win the Hong Kong Open championship.”I am very happy that I am finishing the year like this. It is like a dream come true,” Saina told TimesNow television channel.

She said it was really important to win the Hong Kong Open after the Asian Games where she failed to make a mark.

Saina defeated Chinese champion Shixian 15-21, 21-16, 21-17 to claim her career’s fourth Super Series badminton title and the third of the year.

She said that after losing the first game, she became confident “because I was moving well on the court… I knew she would hit some strokes… The third was set was very crucial.

“I was very, very confident throughout. I was always confident after the second game.”

Saina said she wanted to prove herself. “Winning this match was very important for me. I am really happy.”

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