Saina Nehwal Shuts Pompawee Chochuwong in Two straight set (22-20 22-20) to win Malaysia Master Title.
|Saina won Malaysia Master Title and a young badminton Sensation Pornpawee Chochuwong made a huge impact on Badminton world.|
Inida's No 1 Badminton Player Saina Naihwal wins a Malaysia Master Title after coming back from an injury. Saina Nehwal is back to her winning ways after recovering from a career-threatening knee injury suffered during Rio Olympics. The Indian badminton ace beat Thailand teenager Pornpawee Chochuwong 22-20, 22-20 in the final of the Malaysia Masters Grand.
Saina faced early exits and also missed the qualification mark for Dubai World Super series Finals. However, on Sunday she made a winning start to 2017.
This is a first time Saina Nehwal and Pornpawee Chochuwong faced each other where Saina Nehwal is 10th rank player and Pornpawee Chochuwong is 67th rank player in Badminton.
This was her 23rd title overall and the first after last year’s Australian Open.
Chochuwong maintained the advantage going forward and was placed 11-5 at the break.However, Saina narrowed the gap to make it 10-13 before drawing level at 19-19 and then saving a game point.
Pornpawee Chochuwong was in a pressure after Saina came back in a game , saving a match points. She was dominated by Saina after that Saina unleashed an array of cross court smashes to roar back into the game.
Saina took a First set in 20 minutes with 22-20.
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In a second game Pornpawee Chochuwong took a 3-0 lead. but once again Saina used her experience and took a lead 7-5 but teenager came back with equalling to 8-8 and 11-11.
Saina remained in the lead , before blowing away four match points to help Chochuwong draw level at 20-20.Saina, however, held her nerves to wrap up the thrilling final in straights games.