India’s star shuttler Saina Nehwal stunned PV Sindhu in straight games 21-17, 27-25 to win the Senior Badminton National Championship in Nagpur on Wednesday.

The second game turned out to be a neck-to-neck affair as Sindhu displayed brilliant grit to mark a return.

What a retrieval from PV Sindhu! The 22-year-old looks a lot more aggressive in the second game as she leads 11-8 against Saina Nehwal.

PV Sindhu made a comeback later in the first-half as she brought the score closer. However, the final scoreline read 21-17 in favour of Saina Nehwal.

World No. 11, Nehwal appeared in great shape as she took an 11-9 lead against Sindhu in the first game of the Senior Badminton National Championship final.

Manu Atri, Sumeeth Reddy crowned men’s doubles champions

Manu Atri and Sumeeth Reddy registered a thrilling 15-21, 22-20, 25-23 win against Chirag Shetty and Satwik Sairaj to win their third men’s doubles title at Senior Badminton National Championship.

Ashwini Ponnappa enjoyed her day to the fullest as she won two crowns Senior Badminton National Championship on Wednesday. The 28-year-old Bengaluru-based shuttler became the mixed doubles and women’s doubles national champion in Nagpur.

Ashwini Ponnappa-Sikki Reddy win women’s doubles

The women’s doubles pair of Ashwini Ponnappa and N Sikki Reddy defeated Prajakta Sawant and Sanyogita Ghorpade in straight games 21-14, 21-14 to win the Senior Badminton National Championship Final.

HS Prannoy becomes Senior Badminton National Champion

In the men’s singles, HS Prannoy beat Kidambi Srikanth 21-15, 16-21, 21-7 in 49 minutes to claim the Senior Badminton National Championship title.

Ponnappa-Sairaj win mixed doubles title

The pair of Ashwini Ponnappa and Satwik Sairaj edged past the first seeds Pranaav Chopra and Sikki Reddy 21-9, 20-22, 21-17 to win the mixed doubles crown at Senior Badminton National Championship.

India’s star shuttlers PV Sindhu and Saina Nehwal will take on each other in a blockbuster women’s singles final at the Senior Badminton National Championship, underway in Nagpur on Wednesday.

Both Saina and Sindhu have won two editions each in the past. Saina clinched back-to-back titles in 2006 and 2007, while Sindhu claimed the crown in 2011 and 2013.

In the men’s singles, Kidambi Srikanth will play HS Prannoy in the final summit. Prior to this, both the Indian shuttlers faced each other in the French Open semifinal that Srikanth won last week.

In the women’s doubles, the pair of N Sikki Reddy and Ashwini Ponnappa will lock horns against Sanyogita Ghorpade and Prajakta Sawant in the final game.

Pranaav Jerry Chopra and N Sikki Reddy will play Satwik Sai Raj and Ashwini Ponnappa in the mixed doubles final match.