Still recovering from a foot injury Saina Nehwal the World Championship silver medalist has expressed confidence of regaining full fitness ahead of World Super Series finals to be held in Dubai from 9th December.
“Still I am on the way to recovery. It is not hundred per cent. I am just doing my recovery and I hope to soon recover from my injury and then, I will speak about my preparations (for the World Super series),” she said.
“Yes it did (affect my performance). I was actually in pain and by the time I reached the finals it became a little too much. Still, I was very happy I made to the final of China Open again. It is a very big achievement after the world championship,” she said.
She underwent surgery to diagnose her Achilles Heel and has been prescribed rest for a couple of weeks. Saina Nehwal was the runners up in the China Open 2015. In 2014, she had won the China Open title and after that she had withdrawn from the Hong Kong Open Super Series.
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Saina Nehwal was struggling with her injuries. She lost the finals of China Open losing to Li Xuerui in straight sets. Her performance in the recent few months has not been great but reaching China Open finals is a big achievement.
Saina Nehwal has won the Indian Open, reaching the All England Championships and also reached the finals of China Open. It will be a big challenge for Saina Nehwal to be fit and compete with the world’s best players in the world.