Facing strong opponent is the real joy: Saina Nehwal


Back to full wellness and hungry for a decent battle, ace Indian shuttler Saina Nehwal says she is prepared to go up against the world’s best at the prestigious All England Championship beginning one week from now.

In the wake of putting in the hard yards taking after an entire recuperation from damage, Saina is planning to recover her position in world badminton.

“My objective is to be one of the best badminton players on the planet and confronting solid restriction from best players is the genuine delight in playing badminton,” said Saina.

“I was runners-up in 2015 All England Championship yet confronting Carolina (Marin) was a major undertaking. She overwhelmed me and won the title. I am fine and very much prepared now so I am prepared to confront my adversaries,” she included.

Left heart-broken after a knee issue abandoned her Rio Olympic arrangements, Saina indicated gigantic mental determination to recoup well and resume focused badminton in November, in spite of experiencing a surgery in August.

The 26-year-old took an interest in three competitions – China, Hong Kong and Macau – a year ago before contending at the Premier Badminton League for Awadhe Warriors in January.

The Hyderabadi, who was still during the time spent fortifying her knee, then scored up a dazzling title win at the Malaysia Masters Grand Prix Gold to start the season on a positive note.

Saina then chose to skirt the Syed Modi Grand Prix Gold in Lucknow, saying she required more opportunity to be completely fit in front of the Super Series occasions which begin with the All England at Birmingham on March 7.

“Mr Umendra Rana is likewise helping me as my competing accomplice amid preparing. He is from Sports Authority of India. Preparing is trailed by extending which additionally is extremely fundamental and Mr Arvind Nigam is an exceptionally genuine physio. He helps me a considerable measure in the best possible molding of my body after overwhelming preparing,” she included.

The London Olympics bronze-medallist is set to bolt horns with guarding Champion Nozomi Okuhara of Japan in the opening round.

Okuhara is nursing a shoulder harm and last played in November where she pulled back part of the way through her first round experience.

Gotten some information about the draw, Saina stated: “The draw is great. I get it is not an issue my identity confronting, it is about giving your best out of the best learning. Give us a chance to perceive how the matches go.”

The 2010 Commonwealth Games champion was selected as an individual from the International Olympic Committee’s (IOC) Athletes’ Commission in October a year ago.

Saina regretted that she has not possessed the capacity to go to the gatherings because of her bustling preparing plan yet would have liked to give it some time in July.

“I’m an IOC AC part and as of late they have designated me for BWF AC as a contact between players in BWF and IOC AC. I haven’t gone to the vast majority of the gatherings of IOC AC yet I may go to the meetings slated for July,” she said.