India’s number one badminton star Saina Nehwal has said that she now wants to emulate superstar batsman and Team India’s Test skipper Virat Kohli’s aggressive approach in her matches.
The Rio-bound shuttler , who recently clinched her second Australian Open title after beating World No. 12 Sun Yu of China in the final, said this while replying to Kohli’s congratulatory tweet.
“Congratulations @NSaina So happy for you. Onwards and Upwards always #ProudIndian,” Kohli had tweeted after Saina’s win in Sydney.
Replying to Kohli, Saina wrote, “I would love to get more aggression like u for winning more matches I m trying hard for that Thank u so much.”
Saina is among the seven shuttlers to compete in the Rio Games, starting August 5 in Rio de Janeiro. At the 2012 London Olympics, Saina was the India’s first badminton player to win a Olympic medal – Bronze medal.