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Sydney, June 12:

Indian star Saina Nehwal defeated Chinese Sun Yu to win the women’s singles title of the $750,000 Australian Badminton Open Superseries here on Sunday.

Pic Courtesy: www.newindianexpress.com
Pic Courtesy: www.newindianexpress.com

World No.8 Saina lost the first game 11-21 against the world No.12 Chinese before winning the next two games 21-14, 21-19 to clinch the championship for the second time in three years.

Now, the 2015 World Championship runner-up has a 6-1 lead in the head-to-head record against Sun.

It was the 26-year-old Hyderabadi’s seventh Superseries title. (IANS)