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Saina Nehwal's march to the top

other Updated: Jun 27, 2010 15:49 IST

Factfile on Saina Nehwal, who won the Indonesian Open Super Series Sunday to complete a hat-trick of titles.

* Born: March 17, 1990 at Hisar in Haryana; currently based in Hyderabad

* World ranking: No.3

International/Indian titles:

* Czechoslovakia Junior Open-2003

* Asian Satellite Badminton Tournament-2005

* Philippines Open-2006. First Indian to win a four-star badminton event

* Asian Satellite Badminton Tournament-2006

* Indian National Badminton Championships-2007, 2008

* Yonex Chinese Taipei Open-2008

* World Junior Badminton Championships-2008. First Indian to win a world junior title)

* Indonesia Open Super Series-2009. First Indians to win a Super Series event

* India Open Grand Prix-2010

* Singapore Open Super Series-2010

* Indonesia Open-2010

Other international performances:

* Commonwealth Games-2006-Bronze medal in mixed team event

* Beijing Olympics-2008-Quarterfinals. First Indian woman to reach singles quarterfinals in Olympics

* Badminton Asia Championships-2010-Bronze medal

* All-England Super Series-2010-Semifinalist