Born 17 March 1990
Place of birth Hisar, Haryana, India
first Indian shuttler to reach the semi-finals of the World SuSaina Nehwal in action. (TOI Photo)
per Series Masters Finals when she defeated Mew Choo Wong of Malaysia in the group league stage.
Saina is the first Indian woman to reach the singles quarterfinals at the Olympics.
first Indian to win the World Junior Badminton Championships.