Saina has been constantly troubled by injuries and due to this she has not been able to participate in many tournaments. He is ranked 55th in the world rankings. Former world number one player Saina last participated in the Singapore Open in June.
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Indian veteran badminton player Saina Nehwal said that it is difficult to qualify for the Paris Olympics, but I am not thinking of retirement right now. The Olympics will be held in Paris next year. Saina has been constantly troubled by injuries and due to this she has not been able to participate in many tournaments. He is ranked 55th in the world rankings. Former world number one player Saina last participated in the Singapore Open in June. He won his last title at the Malaysia Masters in January 2019.
33-year-old Saina said, ‘Whenever I practice for an hour or two, my knees get swollen. I am unable to bend my knee and hence cannot participate in the practice of the second session. The doctors have given me some injections. Of course the Olympics is around the corner, but it is difficult to qualify for it.
Gotta Raise Your Game To A Higher Level :
Saina, who has been appointed as the brand ambassador of the Harvest Gold Global Race to be held in Gurugram on September 24, said, ‘If you have to compete against An Seong or Tai Tzu Ying or Akane (Yamaguchi), then one hour of practice will not suffice. . If you are playing against such high level players then you have to bring your game to a higher level as well.
When My Body Doesn’t Support Me, I Will Quit The Game :
When Saina was asked about retirement, she said, ‘Everyone has to take retirement. There is no such time limit fixed. Whenever you feel that your body is not supporting you, you will stop playing. But right now I am trying. As a player, it’s my job to try because I love the game and I’ve been playing for so long. My aim is not to play in the Asian Games or Olympics because I have achieved a lot in these competitions.
Pranay Can Win Medal In Asian Games :
Saina believes that World Championship medalist HS Prannoy can win a medal in the Asian Games. He said, ‘All the players are performing well. Pranay has consistently achieved good results in competitions. There will be a tough challenge in the Asian Games, but Pranay can win a medal. Sindhu also performs brilliantly in big tournaments.