PV Sindhu has decided to pull out of the Thomas and Uber Cup badminton championships. These were to take place from October 3 to 11 in Aarhus (Denmark).
“Sindhu has informed the Badminton Association of India about her decision to skip the event because of some personal reasons,” a senior BAI official informed
The world champion’s original plan was to return to competitive sport through the Thomas and Uber Cups. She was extra cautious, having separate sessions at the SAI-Gopi Chand Academy. Korean coach Park Tae-Sand with chief national coach P Gopi Chand supervised her during her training sessions.
Significantly, the on-going national camp meant for the eight Olympic probables from August 3 has been attended only by Sindhu, former World No. 1 K. Srikanth, and World championship bronze medallist B. Sai Praneeth.