New Delhi: Badminton doubles specialist Valiyaveetil Diju expressed surprise over reports that his mixed event partner Jwala Gutta is taking a sabbatical from the game, and said if it is true then he would like to focus on the men's doubles for the time being.
"I do not know that Jwala is taking a sabbatical, it is news to me. She has not talked to me. I will take a call on my future only after talking to her and in the meantime I will focus on the men's doubles," Diju told IANS Saturday.
Diju, who struck a successful partnership with Jwala, said he will partner statemate Alwin Francis in the men's doubles and added that he had no idea about Jwala taking a sabbatical from the circuit.