For a trio of European Tour veterans playing some of their best golf at the moment, the difficult conditions didn't pose too much of a problem.
Tennis World No.4 Wawrinka is looking for a positive start to the new year when he takes to the court at the Chennai Open.
Saina is now looking for an "even better" outing in the coming year with her eyes trained on 2016 Rio Olympics, besides getting ready to try her hand in coaching.
Having created history by defeating Lin Dan of China in his own backyard at the China Open Super Series Premier, K Srikanth said he always believed in his abilities.
Frankly, it was Vimal Sir who insisted that I should play China Open. I was not keen initially, as there was little time to prepare.
"I never thought about the win. Only after winning the 21st and last point of the second game did I realise what I had done", Srikanth said.
Saina and Srikanth will now train their guns on the USD 350,000 Hong Kong Open Super Series after winning China Open.
Newly crowned China Open champion Srikanth "gifted" his Super Series title to India's chief national badminton coach Gopichand on his 41st birthday.
World No.5 Saina defeated Japan's Akane Yamaguchi 21-12, 22-20 in 42 minutes to bag her third women's singles crown of the year.
Srikanth grabbed all the headlines by pulling off the biggest upset of his career when he beat Lin Dan to win the men's singles title at the $700,000 tournament.
"I'm very happy to win this title. I have been working really hard for the last few months and I am extremely happy that my efforts bore fruit," Saina said.
On a historic day for Indian badminton, top shuttlers Saina and Srikanth clinched the women's and men's singles title of the USD 700,000 China Open on Sunday.
Srikanth showed nerves of steel to produce a dominating performance which helped him see off five-time world champion Lin Dan 21-19, 21-17 in the men's singles final.
Saina clinched the USD 700,000 China Open Super Series after beating Akane Yamaguchi of Japan 21-12, 22-20 in the women's singles finals which lasted 42 minutes.
Saina continued her rampaging run as she produced another good show to outclass World No. 17 Liu Xin of China 21-17, 21-17 in the women's singles semi-finals.
Saina defeated Chinese Suo Di 21-13, 17-21, 21-5, meanwhile Srikanth stunned Japanese World No.12 Kento Momota 21-17, 23-21 in 45 minutes.
Saina was made to work hard for her 21-18, 21-18 win over Qin Jinping of China while Kashyap beat China's Xue Song 11-21, 21-11, 21-13 in the men's singles 2nd round match.
Djokovic won his fifth China Open title in dominating fashion, routing third-seeded Tomas Berdych 6-0, 6-2.
Maria Sharapova outlasted Petra Kvitova 6-4, 2-6, 6-3 to win the China Open on Sunday and return to No. 2 in the rankings.
Djokovic reached his fifth China Open final and improved his spotless record at the tournament to 23-0 with a 6-3, 6-4 win over Andy Murray on Saturday.
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