"A wonderful day for Indian badminton! Congrats to @NSaina & K Srikanth for the victories at the China Open Super Series Badminton Tournament," tweeted Modi.

While Saina clinched the women's title of the USD 700,000 event, compatriot Srikanth grabbed all the headlines by pulling off the biggest triumph of his career when he upset two-time Olympic champion Lin Dan in the final.

Sixth seeded Saina won her second Super Series title of 2014, after the Australian Open in June, by overcoming Japanese Akane Yamaguchi 21-12, 22-20 in 42 minutes, to be followed by Srikanth, who stunned the five-time World Champion Chinese 21-19, 21-17 in 46 minutes at the Haixia Olympic Sport Center.

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