New Delhi: Prime Minister Narendra Modi on Sunday congratulated Saina Nehwal and Kidambi Srikanth on winning China Open Super Series Premier in their respective categories.
PM Modi, who is away in Australia for the G20 summit, expressed his sentiments through his official account on micro-blogging site Twitter.
A wonderful day for Indian badminton! Congrats to @NSaina & K Srikanth for the victories at the China Open Super Series Badminton Tournament
— Narendra Modi (@narendramodi) November 16, 2014
Sixth seeded Saina won her second Super Series title of 2014, after Australian Open in June, by overcoming Japanese Akane Yamaguchi 21-12, 22-20 in 42 minutes, while Srikanth stunned the five-time World Champion Lin Dan 21-19, 21-17 in 46 minutes at the Haixia Olympic Sport Center.