DUBAI: Struggling with a toes injuries, India’s ace shuttler Saina Nehwal is not expecting massive outcomes from BWF Super Collection Finals but stated she will give her opponents in pool A a difficult fight during the prestigious occasion which will get underway, listed here tomorrow.
Right after a final physical appearance at the China Tremendous Series Leading, Saina was remaining nursing an achilles tendon and had to skip the Hong Kong Open last month and the World No. two mentioned she is trying to keep her expectations low.
“I’ve been undergoing physiotherapy for the very last threeweeks and I truly feel I’m in excellent condition, but you in no way know. I’m not anticipating big final results since of the injuries which I had in China. I just want to give my very best,” explained Saina, who will take on Japan’s Nozomi Okuhara in her opening women’s singles match at the Hamdan Sports Complex tomorrow.
The 25-calendar year-outdated Indian has been clubbed with Entire world No. one Spaniard and reigning world winner Carolina Marin, defending winner Tai Tzu-ying and Japan’s previous globe junior champion Nozomi Okuhara in Pool A.
The London Olympic bronze medallist, Saina has misplaced to Marin in the finals of All England and Globe Championship this season even even though the Indian experienced crushed her at Syed Modi earlier in the 12 months.
Talking about Marin, Saina stated: “I think she experienced a wonderful year, she’s been actively playing really nicely. She’s a challenging competitor for everybody. She’s in great shape appropriate now and I am having difficulties with the injury so you by no means know.
“It’s a really challenging pool. Each Tai Tzu and Carolina have defeated me this year, so it is not likely to be easy. I assume every match to be difficult and prolonged challenging battles. I just hope I give them a good fight.”
Saina had reached the finals of the prestigious occasion in 2011 and concluded at the semifinal stage 3 times.