Saina Nehwal drops to World No.9

Olympic bronze medallist Saina Nehwal`s decision to skip the Japan Open Super Series has cost her a place in the latest women`s singles rankings released by the Badminton World Federation (BWF) Thursday.

Saina Nehwal needs time to recover

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.

Saina regains number four spot in world ranking

Riding on her semifinal finish at the Japan Open Super Series, Saina Nehwal on Thursday improved a rung to be placed fourth in the latest world badminton ranking.

Saina`s loss of form not a big concern: Gopichand

National coach Pullela Gopichand said that the loss of form of ace shuttler Saina Nehwal was ot a cause of concern.

Saina back to full fitness after much-needed break

: Gearing up for her return after a
month-long break, ace Indian shuttler Saina Nehwal said she
has regained full fitness and would be at the top of her game
during next week`s Japan Open Super Series.

Saina back to full fitness after much-needed break

: Gearing up for her return after a
month-long break, ace Indian shuttler Saina Nehwal said she
has regained full fitness and would be at the top of her game
during next week`s Japan Open Super Series.