Considering the grand success of the inaugural IBL that has put a halo around Indian badminton, ace shuttler Saina Nehwal says the franchise-based meet should be held in such a way from next year onward that players don`t miss out on any other major tournament due to burnout.
Reiterating her decision to skip the Japan Open Super Series in Tokyo later this month, World No.4 Saina Nehwal said she needs more than two weeks of rest to recover after the hectic Indian Badminton League (IBL) that concluded Aug 31.
After guiding her side Hyderabad Hotshots to inaugural Indian Badminton League title, a tired Saina Nehwal has decided to skip Japan Open Super Series tournament as she wants to take proper rest before the European circuit challenge.
The tournament started with the much-awaited clash between Saina Nehwal and PV Sindhu and after a successful tournament, we are once again waiting for the key contest between the two players in the final of the Indian Badminton League.
Spearheaded by women`s world no. 4 Saina Nehwal, Hyderabad Hotshots would be determined to stamp their authority once again on the world no. 10 P V Sindhu-led Awadhe Warriors in what promises to be a rip-roaring Indian Badminton League (IBL) finals on Saturday.
Hyderabad Hotshots’ ace Indian shuttler Saina Nehwal continued her good run in the Indian Badminton League as she defeated Juliane Schenk of Pune Pistons 21-10, 19-21, 11-8 in the first semi-final on her home ground at the Gachibowli Indoor Stadium on Wednesday.
Mumbai Masters will look to put behind the disappointment of the defeat at the hands of Saina Nehwal-led Hyderabad Hotshots in their previous match and focus on staying in hunt for the semifinal berth when they cross swords with resilient Awadhe Warriors in the Indian Badminton League (IBL) on Saturday.