Saina nominated for BWF Player of Year award

Kuala Lumpur, Dec 4 (IANS) Top Indian shuttler Saina Nehwal has the chance of putting another feather in her hat as the 25-year-old has been nominated for the Badminton World Federation (BWF) Women’s Player of the Year award.

The Hyderabadi has to contend with reigning World Champion Carolina Marin of Spain, last year’s winner Zhao Yunlei and Bao Yixin – both of whom hail from China and play in doubles.

Saina became India’s first World No.1 in women’s singles and enjoyed a consistent run this season, winning her home Superseries — India Open — in New Delhi and also reaching the finals of the World Championships, All-England and China Open.

She started the year with a victory at the India Grand Prix Gold in Lucknow.

The winners will be announced at the Players’ Reception and Gala Dinner for the World Superseries Finals on December 7 at Al Badia Golf Club in Dubai.

Leave a Reply

Please enter your comment!

The opinions, views, and thoughts expressed by the readers and those providing comments are theirs alone and do not reflect the opinions of www.mangalorean.com or any employee thereof. www.mangalorean.com is not responsible for the accuracy of any of the information supplied by the readers. Responsibility for the content of comments belongs to the commenter alone.  

We request the readers to refrain from posting defamatory, inflammatory comments and not indulge in personal attacks. However, it is obligatory on the part of www.mangalorean.com to provide the IP address and other details of senders of such comments to the concerned authorities upon their request.

Hence we request all our readers to help us to delete comments that do not follow these guidelines by informing us at  info@mangalorean.com. Lets work together to keep the comments clean and worthful, thereby make a difference in the community.

Please enter your name here