Xuerui Li defeated Saina Nehwal to clinch Women’s Singles title at China Open Superseries


Who: Chinese shuttler Xuerui Li
What: Won Women’s Singles final of China Open Superseries Badminton tournament
When: 15 November 2015

Chinese shuttler Xuerui Li on 15 November 2015 won the 700000 US dollar Women’s Singles final of China Open Superseries Premier Badminton tournament. In the final played at Fuzhou, Li defeated India’s ace shuttler Saina Nehwal 21-12, 21-15.

The top seed and defending champion Saina and Li, the reigning Olympic champion, have met 12 times against each other. Saina has won just 2 of those games. This was Saina’s fifth final of the year 2015.

It was Li’s 2nd championship title of the year after she won the Denmark Open Superseries Premier in October 2015, beating India’s PV Sindhu to the title.