PV Sindhu belongs to the top, says London Olympics bronze-medallist Joachim Fischer Nielsen

The 34-year-old doubles specialist lauded PV Sindhu and Saina Nehwal, who won the World Championship bronze medal and the London Olympics bronze medal respectively. With eight Super Series titles, Fischer is the most experienced shuttler in his country, following the retirement of players such as Peter Gade, Jonas Rasmussen and Thomas Laybourn.

updated: August 16, 2013 14:24 IST
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New Delhi: London Olympics bronze-medallist in mixed doubles, Joachim Fischer Nielsen of Denmark feels India has a "strong" men's and women's singles pool and the country is fast emerging as a force to reckon with in world badminton.

Talking about the competition in men's singles, Fischer said: "The competition in men's singles is very strong. India is making a lot of good men's singles and women's singles players. Infact, India has two very good women's singles player now.

"The sport is doing well as people are working very hard, coaches and players are working hard. I think India can be happy and proud of the badminton players because they are strong and growing very fast," added Fischer, who is representing the Pune Pistons in the Indian Badminton League.

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