DUBAI: Battling with a feet injury, India’s ace shuttler Saina Nehwal is not anticipating huge results from BWF Tremendous Sequence Finals but said she will give her opponents in pool A a challenging combat for the duration of the prestigious celebration which will get underway, right here tomorrow.
Soon after a ultimate physical appearance at the China Super Collection Premier, Saina was remaining nursing an achilles tendon and had to skip the Hong Kong Open up very last thirty day period and the Globe No. 2 said she is retaining her anticipations low.
“I have been going through physiotherapy for the last threeweeks and I feel I’m in great shape, but you never know. I am not anticipating big benefits because of the damage which I had in China. I just want to give my greatest,” stated Saina, who will just take on Japan’s Nozomi Okuhara in her opening women’s singles match at the Hamdan Athletics Complicated tomorrow.
The twenty five-calendar year-outdated Indian has been clubbed with Entire world No. one Spaniard and reigning globe winner Carolina Marin, defending champion Tai Tzu-ying and Japan’s previous entire world junior champion Nozomi Okuhara in Pool A.
The London Olympic bronze medallist, Saina has missing to Marin in the finals of All England and Globe Championship this period even though the Indian had overwhelmed her at Syed Modi previously in the calendar year.
Speaking about Marin, Saina said: “I think she had a excellent year, she’s been taking part in genuinely nicely. She’s a challenging competitor for absolutely everyone. She’s in very good shape proper now and I’m battling with the injuries so you by no means know.
“It really is a really difficult pool. Equally Tai Tzu and Carolina have defeated me this yr, so it is not going to be straightforward. I anticipate each and every match to be challenging and prolonged challenging battles. I just hope I give them a very good battle.”
Saina had achieved the finals of the prestigious event in 2011 and finished at the semifinal stage a few instances.