Saina sails into finals of Malaysia Masters Grand Prix Gold 2017.

Malaysia Masters Semifinals between Saina Nehwal of India and Yip Pui Yin of Hong Kong.

Saina had an early lead of 2-1 in the opening game, then Yin built up the lead of 11-9 at the break. The set went as close as one would have expected. Both the teams made 13-13. Saina took the opening game by a huge lead of 21-13.

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Saina started the second set strongly against Yin with a six-point lead with 6-0 and at the break of the second set had a score of 11-5. Yin struggled to get back with 17-9 but Saina was in her excellent form.Screen Shot 2017-01-21 at 7.33.49 pm

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With brilliant drop shots, n
et play and crosscourt smashes,  Saina got a much-deserved win in straight sets 21-13, 21-10.

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