Indian Badminton Champ Saina Nehwal lost her World No.1 Ranking after defeat in the Semi Finals of the Malaysia Open Super Series Premier on Saturday. China's Li Xuerui who is the defending champion has overpowered the Hyderabadi in a nail-biting match.
Scores in the 3 Sets: 13-21, 21-17, 22-20. The crucial match lasted for about one hour and eight minutes. This is Li Xuerui's 9th victory against Saina Nehwal in 11 Matches they played.
Li Xuerui reclaimed the World No.1 Ranking with Malaysia Open Super Series Premier Semis win to dethrone Saina Nehwal (80,191 points) by attaining 80,764 points.
Saina Nehwal will be disappointed to lose the top spot within just a week. Hope, She makes a strong comeback to be the World No.1 again.