Saina Nehwal eyes to regain title at Chinese Taipei

first_imgSaina Nehwal eyes to regain title at Chinese TaipeiIf Saina Nehwal manages to overcome the early hurdles, the star Indian shuttler is likely to play former world No. 2 Sung Ji Hyun in the semi-finals.advertisement Press Trust of India TaipeiSeptember 2, 2019UPDATED: September 2, 2019 12:47 IST Saina Nehwal will face An Se Young in the first round at the Chinese Taipei BWF World Tour Super 300. (IANS photo)HIGHLIGHTSSaina Nehwal will be in action at the Chinese Taipei BWF World Tour Super 300The star Indian shuttler will enter the event as a top seedNehwal has been seen struggling with her form since the Indonesia Masters early this yearFormer champions Saina Nehwal and Sourabh Verma will look to find their best form when they begin their quest to regain the women’s and men’s singles crowns at the Chinese Taipei BWF World Tour Super 300 beginning with qualifiers here on Tuesday.Top seed Saina returns to the tournament for the first time since winning the title way back in 2008, while reigning national champion Sourabh had achieved the glory here in 2016 and will look to repeat his feat.On a comeback trail since regaining fitness, former top 10 player H S Prannoy is another Indian shuttler to look out for during the week, especially after his victory over Chinese legend Lin Dan at the recent World Championship in Basel, Switzerland.Saina has had an underwhelming season this far. The Indian shuttler started out the season by winning the title at Indonesia Masters 500 event after Carolina Marin retired with an injury. However, since then Saina had not made it to the last 8 of any tournament.In the recently conculded World Championships, the London Olympic medallist crashed in the Round of 16 after losing to Mia Blichfeldt of Denmark.PV Sindhu will not be in action at the Chinese Taipei BWF World Tour Super 300.For sports news, updates, live scores and cricket fixtures, log on to indiatoday.in/sports. Like us on Facebook or follow us on Twitter for Sports news, scores and updates.Get real-time alerts and all the news on your phone with the all-new India Today app. Download from Post your comment Do You Like This Story? Awesome! Now share the story Too bad. Tell us what you didn’t like in the comments Posted byAnita Jat Tags :Follow Saina NehwalFollow Chinese Taipei BWF World Tour Super 300Follow Sourabh Verma Nextlast_img

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