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Nehwal admits pressure of Indian expectations

Saina Nehwal plays in England Open

By: Eastern Eye Staff

INDIAN star Saina Nehwal admits that the pressure gets to her as she continues the difficult road to the Olympic Games via the All-England Open championships, which reached its quarter-final stages on Friday (March 11). Carrying the weight of expectations of the second most populous nation on earth has sometimes brought “silly mistakes”, Nehwal says, requiring her to pay extra attention to her mental fitness as well as the repeated physical fitness issues which have bothered her. Nehwal also admits that finishing runner-up in both the World and All-England championships without winning either is something she “feels sad about” –…

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