Saina Nehwal resolves to make top five
Nehwal, the Indian national champion who trains under former all-England Open winner Pullela Gopichand, rose from 33rd in the world at the start of 2008 to 10th and was also adjudged the most promising player of the year by the sport's governing body, the Badminton World Federation (BWF).
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"The lesson I learnt was never to take anything easy and also to be focused at every point, whether you are leading or you are down, and not to get too excited," she said referring to her quarter-final defeat to Yulianti.
"When I got the big lead, I was already thinking of the semi-finals."