Saina Nehwal Loses To Carolina Marin In Semifinal
Saina Nehwal crashed out of the Malaysia Masters 2019 after losing 16-21, 13-21 to Carolina Marin of Spain in the semifinal match at the Axiata Arena, Kuala Lumpur on Saturday.
The Indian shuttler was dominated by the three-time world champion Carolina Marin throughout the 40-minute contest in Malaysia.
In the women’s singles final, Marin will take on either Thai badminton player Ratchanok Intanon or Goh Jin Wei of Malaysia.
Earlier, Saina Nehwal had stunned superior seeded Nozomi Okuhara 21-18, 23-21 in straight games to enter the semi-finals on Friday. The premier Indian shuttler Saina Nehwal clinched victory against her Japanese counterpart in a match that lasted for 48 minutes.