Hyderabad: Disheartened by a streak of losses last year, Saina Nehwal wanted to stop playing badminton, revealed Pullela Gopichand, the London Olympics bronze medallist's coach.
"Saina came up to me the day after she lost to Tine (Baun) in Denmark. (She was) crying (and) her eyes (were) swollen, she came to me and said 'Bhaiya it is not happening for me. We need to do something. She said if this continues I will not play," Gopichand told reporters.
India's chief badminton coach recalled that he was shocked to see her.