Saina Nehwal looking for first title in 2013 at Denmark Open

Saina Nehwal has not been in the best of form this season and also had some injury concerns and it reflected in her performance as she could only manage quarterfinals and semifinals. So, if she can defend the crown here, it would be her first title of the year.

updated: October 14, 2013 13:53 IST
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Odense, Denmark: Rejuvenated after a one and a half month break following the IBL, defending champion Saina Nehwal will now eye her maiden title of the season when she competes at the USD 400,000 Denmark Super Series Premier which begins with the qualifiers here on Tuesday.

"I am the defending champion in Denmark. It will be tough but I am ready for the challenge of defending the title," Saina told PTI.

"I have been in good form in the IBL. I will give my 100 per cent and I hope to do well in Denmark," added the fourth seeded Indian, who will open her campaign against Bulgaria's Stefani Stoeva, ranked 58 in World, on Wednesday.

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