Saina Nehwal: A Profile

Sania Nehwal is undoubtedly the most promising sportstar India has to offer to the world today. The 19-year-old from Hyderabad is nothing short of a prodigy who has carved her niche as the best Indian woman shuttler India has seen till date. The tiny girl has invoked the feeling of pride and support from the common Indians. Saina is extremely focused and very talented.

Her performance in International badminton is worth applauding and she has won accolades for her performance. She has experienced exponential improvement in her game under the aegis of former Indian Badminton maestro, Gopichand, at whose academy she trains.

As a person, Saina is very optimistic, she often even criticises her own game pointing out her own errors made during a game. On court she is aggressive and gets her opponent cracking quickly giving them little time to think. That in addition to her wining performances at the Beijing Olympics and the Grand Prix.

She is not at all snobbish and open to learning and herself admits her lack of experience in winning some games. She is a compact player who understands her strengths and weaknesses on and off the court.

She is undeterred by challenges and takes them head on, playing her best to disarm the opponent completely.

She has delivered consistently in International performances earning herself name and respect in the International circuit. She shares her birthday with none other than Sachin Tendulkar.

India may have produced a galaxy of young Indian stars but Saina Nehwal is indeed the most promising of all of them.