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Saina-Sindhu Rivalry is Good for India But Tough for Me: Pullela Gopichand

May 11, 2018, 7:02 PM IST Badminton Badminton
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National badminton coach Pullela Gopichand has been the man responsible for India's rapid rise in the sport. A reasonably successful player himself, Gopichand took up coaching after in the twilight of his playing career and since then given India two Olympic medal-winning athletes in Saina Nehwal and PV Sindhu. It was under his tutelage that Saina Nehwal became the first Indian badminton player to scale the number 1 rank and was followed to that feat by Kidambi Srikanth. Catch the soft spoken Hyderabadi in a freewheeling chat with CNN-News18's Meha Bhardwaj Alter.