Saina Nehwal has good chance in World Championships: Gopichand

Saina has been seeded No.3 in women's singles for the upcoming World Championships to be held between Aug 5-11 in Guangzhou, China.

updated: July 25, 2013 10:29 IST
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Kolkata: Praising India's top shuttler Saina Nehwal for her hard work, national badminton coach Pullela Gopichand Wednesday said she has a good chance of winning top honours at the upcoming World Championships in China.

"She is a role model for the young players. I think going into the tournament Saina will be one of the favourites to win a medal and she has a good chance of doing it and lets see how she progresses...," said Gopichand. (Also read: Gopichand defends slashing base price of Jwala, Ashwini)

"She has been working hard...the last three four weeks have been good for her and I do expect her to do well," said the former All England Open Badminton Championship winner.

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