India Open Super Series 2015 finals LIVE: Saina Nehwal vs Ratchanok Intanon
India Open Super Series 2015 finals LIVE: Saina Nehwal vs Ratchanok Intanon

Welcome to our live coverage of the India Open Super Series 2015 finals. After a stupendous day, yesterday, new found confidence in Indian badminton will once again be on full display with newly anointed women's singles World No. 1 Saina Nehwal and youngster Srikanth Kidambi​ playing their respective finals at the Siri Fort Sports Complex. in Delhi.

Thought of quitting badminton after last year's worlds: Saina Nehwal
Thought of quitting badminton after last year's worlds: Saina Nehwal

Saina Nehwal, who created history by reaching the pinnacle of world badminton ranking, on Saturday said she had contemplated "quitting badminton" after last year's World Championships.

Saina Nehwal was in tears after losing close matches: Vimal Kumar
Saina Nehwal was in tears after losing close matches: Vimal Kumar

A series of losses against top shuttlers had left Saina Nehwal in tears but the Indian ace showed tremendous drive and hunger to achieve the World No.1 status, former national coach Vimal Kumar said here on Saturday.

Sachin Tendulkar congratulates World No.1 Saina Nehwal
Sachin Tendulkar congratulates World No.1 Saina Nehwal

Indian batting legend Sachin Tendulkar on Saturday congratulated India's top women's shuttler Saina Nehwal after the 25-year-old was assured of becoming the World No.1.

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Saina Nehwal has achieved three great things this year: Uday Pawar
Saina Nehwal has achieved three great things this year: Uday Pawar

India's ace shuttler Saina Nehwal had achieved three memorable feats this year enroute to her gaining the coveted and unprecedented World No.1 status on Saturday, said former international Uday Pawar.

Saina Nehwal has made India proud, says B-town

Saina Nehwal created history when she occupied the top spot as a badminton champion by becoming the first Indian woman to do so. Although the official list is still due, the defeat of Spain's Carolina Marin has shot Nehwal to the top of the table. 

Saina, Srikanth enter finals of India Open Super Series
Saina, Srikanth enter finals of India Open Super Series

It's a historic day for Indian badminton. Newly crowned women's World Number 1 Saina Nehwal and Kidambi Srikanth made short work of the their semi-final opponents to enter the title round of India Open Super Series in Delhi.

President, PM congratulate Saina Nehwal on becoming World No. 1
President, PM congratulate Saina Nehwal on becoming World No. 1

President Pranab Mukherjee and Prime Miniter Narendra Modi on Saturday congratulated Saina Nehwal on becoming the first Indian women to become world's number one badminton player.

Saina Nehwal, first Indian Woman to become World No.1
Saina Nehwal, first Indian Woman to become World No.1

Come Thursday when the Badminton World Federation (BWF) rankings are revised, Saina Nehwal will become the first Indian woman to be ranked No.1 in singles.

Saina Nehwal creates history, becomes first Indian woman player to become World No. 1
Saina Nehwal creates history, becomes first Indian woman player to become World No. 1

India's ace shuttler Saina Nehwal on Saturday became the first woman badminton player from the country to be ranked number one in the world.

Audience wants realism, not fantasy: Varun Dhawan
Audience wants realism, not fantasy: Varun Dhawan

Actor Varun Dhawan, who has scored a critically acclaimed dark and intense performance in "Badlapur", believes that audiences these days want realistic cinema and "not a lot of fantasy" - something that Bollywood movies are known for.

Saina, Srikanth win; Prannoy, Guru lose in India Open
Saina, Srikanth win; Prannoy, Guru lose in India Open

Saina Nehwal and K Srikanth reached their maiden semifinals at the India Open Super Series badminton tournament but giant-killer H S Prannoy and RMV Gurusaidutt failed to capitalise on early advantages and went down fighting in the quarterfinals here on Friday.

Saina Nehwal storms into maiden India Open semifinal
Saina Nehwal storms into maiden India Open semifinal

Saina Nehwal sailed past Indonesia's Hana Ramadhini to make her maiden semifinals at the India Open Super Series while giant-killer H S Prannoy and RMV Gurusaidutt went down fighting in the quarterfinals here on Friday.

Prannoy upsets top seed Jorgensen, Kashyap loses in India Open
Prannoy upsets top seed Jorgensen, Kashyap loses in India Open

Young Indian shuttler H.S. Prannoy created the biggest upset of the Yonex Sunrise India Open when he outplayed top seed and tournament favourite Jan O Jorgensen to advance into the quarter-finals here on Thursday.

Yet to recover, Saina Nehwal not dwelling too much on No.1 ranking
Yet to recover, Saina Nehwal not dwelling too much on No.1 ranking

Saina Nehwal, yet to recover from a shoulder pain, says she is not thinking of the world number one ranking despite having a good chance of achieving the feat at the India Open Super Series badminton tournament beginning here on Monday.

World No 1 at stake as Saina Nehwal gears up for India Super Series
World No 1 at stake as Saina Nehwal gears up for India Super Series

 Avenging her All England loss to Spain's Carolina Marin and clinching the World No. 1 status will be on her mind when ace Indian shuttler Saina Nehwal leads the home challenge in the Yonex Sunrise India Open Super Series which gets underway with the qualifiers here on Tuesday.

Saina Nehwal, Carolina Marin to fight it out for World No 1 in India Open
Saina Nehwal, Carolina Marin to fight it out for World No 1 in India Open

In a departure from the norm, it's not going to be the Chinese but Olympic bronze medallist Saina Nehwal and All England champion Carolina Marin who will be fighting it out for the numero uno ranking in badminton, in the India Super Series starting next week.

All England rematch between Saina and Carolina in the offing
All England rematch between Saina and Carolina in the offing

A rematch of the All England final between India's Saina Nehwal and world champion Carolina Marin is on the cards with the two stars given first and second seeding in the Yonex Sunrise India Open Superseries to be played here from March 24.

Saina Nehwal complains of shoulder pain ahead of India Open
Saina Nehwal complains of shoulder pain ahead of India Open

Top Indian shuttler Saina Nehwal said on Thursday that she was having pain in her shoulder.