Asian Games: Saina Nehwal, PV Sindhu Lead Indian Challenge in Badminton

World No. 7 Saina Nehwal  goes into the Asian Games with Vimal Kumar to guide her after she shifted base to Bangalore to train at the Prakash Padukone Academy where the latter is the chief coach.

updated: September 19, 2014 17:08 IST
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Saina Nehwal (in pic) and PV Sindhu are India's best bets for a medal in badminton at the Asian Games..

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Incheon: London Olympics bronze medallist Saina Nehwal, smarting from her quarter-final exit in the recent world championships in Copenhagen, would be eager to put it behind her and guide the team to a medal in the women's team event ahead of her quest for individual glory.

Sindhu, her younger Hyderabad team-mate and ranked world no 10, will go into the tournament with her confidence high after clinching her second successive bronze medal in world championships.

The 19-year-old Indian also won a bronze at the Asian Championship in Gimcheon in April before clinching a yellow medal in the women's event in Uber Cup.

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