After skipping the Korea Open, World No. 1 Saina Nehwal will be back in action when she leads the Indian challenge at the Denmark Open and sharing some of the limelight in the USD 650,000 Super Series Premier event will be Ajay Jayaram, who clinched the Dutch Open last evening.
Bollywood superstar Shah Rukh Khan has an ocean of fan following across the globe. He has many followers on several social media platforms as well. Recently, badminton champion Saina Nehwal had expressed her desire to meet SRK in Hyderabad—and the star did oblige her.
World number one shuttler Saina Nehwal on Wednesday presented her racquet, with which she became the first Indian to win a silver medal at the Badminton World Championships, to Prime Minister Narendra Modi as an advanced birthday present.
It was a mixed day for India at the Japan Open as four shuttlers, including Saina Nehwal reached the second round, while others bowed out of the singles events of the Super Series badminton tournament here today.
Badminton World Federation (BWF) on Tuesday hailed World No.1 Saina Nehwal's recent multi-million dollar management contract as another sign of badminton's continued rise to prominence in sport's global commercial industry.
After clinching a silver at the World Championship, world No. 1 Saina Nehwal will look to continue her rampaging form when she opens her campaign at the USD 275,000 Japan Super Series, which gets underway with the qualifiers here tomorrow.