Latest Badminton News and Articles

P.V. Sindhu wants to surpass Saina Nehwal

1 1 1 1 1 1 1 1 1 1
Category: Badminton News Published: 02 July 2014
Written by BadmintonPlanet.com Hits: 543

New Delhi: Indian's number two women's singles P.V. Sindhu wanted to close the gap between her and the reigning Australian Open champion Saina Nehwal with a strong performance in upcoming Commonwealth Games.

P.V Sindhu is playing at an exhibition game in Dubai
P.V Sindhu is playing at an exhibition game in Dubai

P.V Sindhu is playing at an exhibition game in Dubai

Saina Nehwal who won women's singles gold at the 2010 Commonwealth Games also won bronze medal in the 2012 Olympics.

 

"Saina is no doubt a good, experienced player. But I hope I can be more successful than her.” Sindhu said.

"I was happy when I won bronze medal at the world championships last year. However, I am hoping I can do better this year. I am going to give my 100% in upcoming tournaments such as Commonwealth Games, World Championships and Asian Games," said the confident Sindhu.

Sindhu and Nehwal are currently training under former world No 5 Pullela Gopichand.

"There used to be just my coach and Prakash Padukone (former World No 1, who became the first Indian to win bronze medal at the World Championship in 1983). But now there are many young players beginning to join the sport."

Sindhu also credited last year’s Indian Badminton League (IBL) to help made badminton the fastest growing sport in India, which is second only to cricket in terms of participation.

  • No comments found

Facebook

Twitter

Google Plus

Replays: World Champs 2014

playbutton-2014-square-world-championships

Watch Replays

  • Recent News
  • Popular
Goh V Shem-Tan Wee Kiong is ready to rock at Asian Games

Kuala Lumpur: At the Guangzhou Asian Games four years ago, T

BAM set to appoint Lin Dan's junior coach as singles coach

Kuala Lumpur: In the hope of reviving the glory days of Mala

Carolina Marin Receives Sport Merit Royal Order

Madrid: The winner of 2014 BWF Badminton World Championships

Carolina Marin Receives Sport Merit Royal Order

Madrid: The winner of 2014 BWF Badminton World Championships

Video: Badminton is the most "dangerous" sport on earth

Hanoi: Thanks to the quick work of a match referee, no-one w

Lin Dan joins torch relay for 2014 Youth Olympics

Nanjing: Two times Olympic gold medalist Lin Dan was one of

Recommended Videos

  • 2013 World Superseries Finals - Badminton Videos
  • 2014 All England - Badminton Videos
  • 2013 Denmark Open - Badminton Videos
  • 2013 Japan Open - Badminton Videos
  • 2014 Korea Open - Badminton Videos
  • 2013 World Championships - Badminton Videos
  • 2013 Indonesia Open - Badminton Videos
  • 2014 Malaysia Open - Badminton Videos
  • 2013 India Open - Badminton Videos
  • 2013 Hong Kong Open - Badminton Videos
  • 2014 Singapore Open - Badminton Videos
  • 2014 India Open - Badminton Videos
Previous Next