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Sai nomited for BWF Player of Year award

Sentinel Digital DeskBy : Sentinel Digital Desk

  |  5 Dec 2015 12:00 AM GMT

Kuala Lumpur, Dec 4 : Top Indian shuttler Sai Nehwal has the chance of putting another feather in her hat as the 25-year-old has been nomited for the Badminton World Federation (BWF) Women’s Player of the Year award.

The Hyderabadi has to contend with reigning World Champion Caroli Marin of Spain, last year’s winner Zhao Yunlei and Bao Yixin - both of whom hail from Chi and play in doubles.

Sai became India’s first World No.1 in women’s singles and enjoyed a consistent run this season, winning her home Superseries — India Open — in New Delhi and also reaching the fils of the World Championships, All-England and Chi Open.

She started the year with a victory at the India Grand Prix Gold in Lucknow.

The winners will be announced at the Players’ Reception and Gala Dinner for the World Superseries Fils on December 7 at Al Badia Golf Club in Dubai. IANS

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