Saina to miss Sudirman Cup

Indian star Saina Nehwal will not be playing in the Sudirman Cup competition, according to an article that ran today in the Times of India.  The Indian daily said that […]

Indian star Saina Nehwal will not be playing in the competition, according to an article that ran today in the Times of India.  The Indian daily said that a toe injury, which she sustained by accidentally colliding with a door and aggravated by playing in the India Open, was reponsible for sidelining Saina from badminton’s world mixed team championships.

The Sudirman Cup kicks off in Kuala Lumpur on Sunday and 17-year-old PV Sindhu, who found success there just two weeks ago in the Malaysia Grand Prix Gold, will be the only women’s singles shuttler on India’s lean, 11-member squad.

Click here to see the complete Sudirman Cup rosters and to read the full story on the Times of India website, click here.


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Don Hearn is an Editor and Correspondent who hails from a badminton-loving town in rural Canada. He joined the Badzine team in 2006 to provide coverage of the Korean badminton scene and is committed to helping Badzine to promote badminton to the place it deserves as a global sport. Contact him at: don @ badzine.net