Saina Nehwalas phenomenal success as an international badminton player is one of the most inspiring stories of Indian sports.Saina comes from a middle-class family and has been groomed into a world-class player in the face of awesome odds.This is an account of her rise as a champion with the selfless support of her parents a Dr Harvir Singh, an agricultural scientist, and Usha Rani a and the dedication of her coaches. Saina ranks among the top few players in the world andis an icon for the young. But success hasnat changed her. Strong family values make her the girl next door. She is known for her integrity, courage and persistence.The story also unfolds against the backdrop of Indian badminton fighting to earn its place in the sun in a country which worships only cricket.At the 2009 Nationals, the singles winners were presented a Maruti A-Star car by the sponsor and the following year a Maruti SX4 was given. The doubles players got just T17, 500 each. Jwala points out that doubles is extremely specializedanbsp;...
|Title||:||Saina Nehwal : An Inspirational Biography|
|Author||:||Sudhir T S|
|Publisher||:||Westland - 2012|