Saina Nehwal eyes to regain title at Chinese Taipei

first_imgFormer champions Saina Nehwal and Sourabh Verma will look to find their best form when they begin their quest to regain the women’s and men’s singles crowns at the Chinese Taipei BWF World Tour Super 300 beginning with qualifiers here on Tuesday.Top seed Saina returns to the tournament for the first time since winning the title way back in 2008, while reigning national champion Sourabh had achieved the glory here in 2016 and will look to repeat his feat.On a comeback trail since regaining fitness, former top 10 player H S Prannoy is another Indian shuttler to look out for during the week, especially after his victory over Chinese legend Lin Dan at the recent World Championship in Basel, Switzerland.Saina has had an underwhelming season this far. The Indian shuttler started out the season by winning the title at Indonesia Masters 500 event after Carolina Marin retired with an injury. However, since then Saina had not made it to the last 8 of any tournament.In the recently conculded World Championships, the London Olympic medallist crashed in the Round of 16 after losing to Mia Blichfeldt of Denmark.PV Sindhu will not be in action at the Chinese Taipei BWF World Tour Super 300.last_img

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