Saina confident of becoming No 1

Last Updated: Tue, Jun 29, 2010 06:21 hrs

Hyderabad: After notching up an incredible hat-trick of international titles, ace Indian shuttler Saina Nehwal today said she is confident of becoming the world's number one player soon.

Saina, who rounded a hat-trick of titles by defending her Indonesia Open Super Series trophy in Jakarta, said she would now have to work harder to improve her ranking from number three to one.

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"Now it is important for me to work harder and win the next international events rather than concentrating on the ranking. If I can become number three, then I can also become number one," Saina said at a press conference.

"I enjoyed all the matches in the three tournaments. I was a little tired but was confident that I could do it.

Finally I am happy that I have won three titles in a row. Now I want to win the upcoming tournaments," she added.

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