Born: 17 March 1990 (age 31 years), Hisar
Current ranking: 20 (17 March 2020)
Career title(s): 24
Highest ranking: 1 (2 April 2015)
Career record: 433 wins, 196 losses
Awards: Padma Shri, Padma Bhushan, Rajiv Gandhi Khel Ratna, MORE
Who Is Saina Nehwal
Saina (born 17 March 1990) is an Indian professional badminton singles performer. A former world no. 1, she has won greater than 24 international titles, which includes eleven Superseries titles. Although she reached the world’s 2nd in the 2009, it was lonesome in 2015 that she was practiced to achieve the world no. 1 ranking, thereby becoming the single-handedly female performer from India and overall the second Indian artiste after Prakash Padukone forward to this finishing. She has represented India three times in the Olympics, winning a bronze medal in her second aerate.
Saina Nehwal Early life
Saina Nehwal, the daughter of Harvir Singh Nehwal and Usha Rani Nehwal, was born in Hisar. She has unaided one sibling, an elder sister named Chandranshu Nehwal.Her daddy, who has a PhD in agricultural science, worked at Chaudhary Charan Singh Haryana Agricultural University. She completed her first few years of schooling at Campus School CCS HAU, Hisar. She over and curtains in the middle of 12th grade from the St. Ann’s College for Women, Hyderabad.
In 2006, Nehwal became the out cold-19 national champion and created records by winning the “Asian Satellite Badminton tournament” (India Chapter) twice, becoming the first artist to do thus. In May 2006, at age 16, she became the first Indian girl and the youngest artist from Asia to win a 4-star tournament the Philippines Open. Entering the tournament as the 86th seed, she went happening for to stun several depth seeded players including the subsequently world number two Xu Huaiwen back defeating Julia Wong Pei Xian of Malaysia for the title. Few months after she entered the International Badminton Circuit, Nehwal participated at the World Championships where she drifting to Jiang Yanjiao of China. The same year Nehwal reached the put in of 2006 BWF World Junior Championships where she free a hard-fought be supportive adjacent to peak seed Chinese Wang Yihan. She also competed at the 2006 Doha Asian Games.
Nehwal and her relatives speak the Haryanvi language at perch.She is a aficionado of Shah Rukh Khan and Mahesh Babu. She is in the process of trigger a badminton academy in her indigenous manage to pay for in of Haryana. She married a fellow badminton artiste, Parupalli Kashyap in a private ceremony approaching 14 December 2018.
- Most Promising Player of the Year (2008) flexibility by Badminton World Federation
- Arjuna Award (2009)
- Padma Shri (2010)
- Rajiv Gandhi Khel Ratna (20092010)
- Padma Bhushan (2016)