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Saina in semis of Malaysian open

Olympic bronze medallist Saina Nehwal survived a scare from lower-ranked Japanese Nozomi Okuhara before advancing to the semifinals of the Malaysian Super Series in the women’s singles competition here on friday. The top seed Saina dropped a game after having an early advantage but with Nozomi retiring early on in the third game, the Indian cemented her place into the last four stage with a 21-11, 14-21, 2-0 win in a 43-minute contest.She will next take on the winner between two-time All England champion Tine Baun and Tzu Ying Tai.
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