Saina Nehwal hopes to strike form in Indian Open

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Saina Nehwal hopes to get back her form in the home Super Series event. While talking to media before the start of Indian Open, Saina said, “Coming back after the knee surgery wasn’t easy. Every time I stepped on the court, fear (of the injury recurring) restricted my movement. It’s more mental than physical.”

In August last, she underwent surgery, and after a layoff, is on the comeback trail. Saina said she was happy to play at the top level again, but was finding it tough to perform.

“It’s difficult to achieve good results immediately. Training is on expected lines, but competition is a different ball game,” she said.

“At the All England, there was a 50-50 chance of winning the quarterfinals (against Korea’s Sung Ji Hyun). Since body movement was restricted, I wasn’t able to sustain myself as the match progressed. But overall it has been a good journey,” she added.

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