Saina Nehwal fights her way back into the game against World No.24 Cheung Ngan Yi in the first round of Denmark Open. After going down in the first game, Saina fought back and won a thriller third game 24-22 to overcome a stiff challenge from Yi. The game which lasted 81 minutes got over with the Indian crossing the line with a 20-22, 21-17, 24-22 win.
Saina will face world no 2. Akane Yamaguchi from Japan in the Pre Quarterfinals of the tournament.