Saina Corona out of Thailand Open

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Prime Time Zone, Sports: Indian ace shuttler Saina Nehwal has fallen victim to corona. With this she announced her withdrawal from the Thailand Open. Saina, who went to Bangkok to play in the Thailand Open, underwent corona tests. She announced her withdrawal from the tournament on Tuesday after the order was found to be positive. This is Saina’s second time coming to Corona. Saina fell victim to corona a few weeks ago and later recovered. Her husband Parupalli Kashyap had also dropped out of practice in the past due to corona infection. Kashyap announced on December 27 that they had recovered from the corona just 10 days ago. Saina, who recently went to Bangkok, was tested three times. The first two tests had a negative result. However, she was shifted to Quarantine after a positive test on Monday.

Indian shuttler HS Pranay, on the other hand, was also confirmed positive. He traveled with the Saina team to play in the Thailand Open. His test result was also positive and he was rushed to hospital. He also missed the Thailand Open. The Yonex Thailand Open will be held from January 12 to 17 in Bangkok.