Saina wins Indonesia Masters 2019 as injured Marin withdraws

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Saina Nehwal takes on world number four Carolina Marin in the final of the Indonesia Masters 2019.   -  Raphael Sachetat

Welcome to Sportstar's live blog of the Indonesia Masters 2019 womens's single final between Saina Nehwal and Carolina Marin.

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Carolina Marin calls it off, unable to move freely. Saina Nehwal gets a walkover to win the Indonesia Masters 2019 title.

Unfortunate for three-time world champion Carolina Marin who has had surgeries on that right knee of hers. She showed great mental strength to get back up after going down the first time, writhing in pain, clutching her knee.

4-10 Marin goes down on her knees once more, not even trying to get to Saina's shot. She's in tears as she walks out of the court.

3-10 Marin has been injured, jarring her right knee as she landed to return to Saina. She manages to get back up with the help of support staff and play will continue after a medical time out.

1-3 Marin races to a 3-0 lead. The railled don't last long but on the next point, Saina engages in some brilliant play at the net to get a point.


Saina Nehwal and Carolina Marin have faced each other 11 times. Historically, Marin has had a narrow edge over Saina. Marin has won 6, while Saina has won 5. 

Saina Nehwal has stromed into the final, losing only two games in the tournament. She defeated He Bingjiao in the semifinal.

Fifth seed Carolina Marin defeated P.V. Sindhu enroute to the final.