Bookmark Kaumudi Online  Bookmark this site  Editor@Kaumudi  |  Marketing  Print Advt rates  |  Calendar 2012        Go!    
 
 
November 22, Wednesday 2017 4:20 AM       

       HEADLINES: Purchasing laptop under IT@school: Laptop price reduced by Rs 455                                              One arrested in connection with attack on Mayor                                              There was no pressure: Justice P S Antony                                              Clashes in Munnar hartal, CPI not participating                                              ‘Honey trap’ case against A K Saseendran: Commission submits report                                              ‘Padmavati’ row: Kamal wants Deepika’s head 'saved'                                              Indian Army breaks world record with 58 men on single bike                                              IFFI 2017: Sridevi inaugurates Indian Panorama                                              Finally, Robert Mugabe resigns                                              Kohli climbs to fifth spot in Test rankings                                              Sindhu leads India's challenge at Hong Kong Open                                              India vs SL: Bhuvi, Dhawan released from team                                              Kaumudi Facebook
       SPORTS Next Article: Mirza-Shuai eye US Open semi-final berth  
       'Intense' Sindhu has a fun side too: Gopichan
 
         Posted on :19:29:27 Sep 6, 2017
   
A A
       Last edited on:19:29:27 Sep 6, 2017
         Tags: 'Intense' Sindhu has a fun side too: Gopich
 

HYDERABAD: We all have seen Indian shuttler PV Sindhu playing with intense passion and concentration on the badminton court. Whether it was in the Rio Olympic final against Carolina Marin or the World Championships summit showdown against Nozomi Okuhara, one thing which was noticeable in both the matches was the intensity and the never giving-up attitude with which she played.

On both the occasions, she was found at the losing side, but she won the hearts of all the Indians.

And it can be assumed that outside the court as well, Sindhu is as intense as she is while playing against her opponents.

However, that's not the case. She has a fun element to her nature as well.

"As a person she (Sindhu) is very friendly, who loves people, who loves to meet people and I think that element really has to come out. She is one of those persons who cannot be intense all the time. I really love the fact that she is built that way. It's a great personality to have," reveals her coach and former badminton star Pullela Gopichand.

"She is somebody who takes life as it comes. There are moments of disappoint, but she also moves on very quickly," he adds.

The national badminton coach further says that they both share a very cordial and friendly relationship, which has been built over time.

"I have known her for a very long time. So, it's kind of a relationship which is built over time. There's a lot of discipline in many ways, in certain aspects of life, game and practice. But there's also lot of fun element to it," he says.

22-year-old Sindhu, on this Teachers Day, came together with Gatorade India to co-produce for the first time, the impactful # IHateMyTeacher digital film, dedicated to her mentor Gopichand.

Meanwhile, the Hyderabad-born player also heaped praise on Gopichand, and said that whatever she has achieved till now, it has been because of the latter.

"There are some situations when I get really tired and then he comes to me and says that 'common, you can do it'. One thing is that he believes in me that I can do it. He understands me very well," she said in a behind the scene video further to the digital film.

"I have been under him for a very long time so he knows till where I can go and where I can stretch. Until that stretch he will take me and then he is like ok, fine," she adds.

Sindhu, who has been in a rampaging form ever since her Rio Olympics final defeat to Marin, had earlier clinched her maiden Super Series Premier title at China Open last year before winning the India Super Series in April. She also won the Syed Modi Grand Prix Gold in January.

A A
       SPORTS
Next Article: Mirza-Shuai eye US Open semi-final berth
 
 
SPORTS HEADLINES
India vs SL: Bhuvi, Dhawan released from team  
Sindhu leads India's challenge at Hong Kong Open  
Kohli climbs to fifth spot in Test rankings  
Kohli, Kumar shine for India in drawn first Test  
Bolt to improve Aussie 'explosiveness' for Ashes  
Ex-Wimbledon champ Jana Novotna passes away  
India strike twice after Kohli century, leave SL at 8/2  
Pujara, third Indian to bat on all five days of Test match  
Bengaluru FC beat Mumbai City FC 2-0 on ISL debut  
ISL: FC Goa pip Chennaiyin FC in five-goal thriller  
British rider Daniel Hegarty dies in crash at Motorcycle GP  
Delhi half marathon saw around 35,000 participants  
Afghan thrashes Pak to win U19 Asia Cup  
Ranji Trophy: Sanju Samson hits ton as Kerala close in on victory  
Dhawan, Rahul help India close Day 4 with lead  
Lanka reach 165/4 at stumps on day 3  
Bhaichung Bhutia offers to train Majid Khan  
India 172 allout at lunch after lower-order burst  
Kochi soaks up star shine: A grand beginning to ISL Season 4  
ISL 2017-18 opener: It’s Kolkata vs Kochi  
Heavy rain frustrates India as Day 2 of Kolkata Test also washes out  
India 74/5 at early lunch on Day 2  
ISL S4 kicks off in Kochi on Friday  
China Open: Saina Nehwal eyes quarter-final berth  
Lanka win toss, elect to field against India  
 
Do you think media was banned at CM's office on Tuesday?
yes
 
no
 
no opinion
 
 
 
Home Kerala India World Business Sports Sci&Tech Education Automobile CityNews Movies Environment Letters 
© Copyright keralakaumudi Online 2011  |  Reproduction in whole or in part without written permission is prohibited.
Head Office Address: Kaumudi Buildings, Pettah P.O, Trivandrum - 695024, India.
Online queries talk to Deepu Sasidharan, + 91 98472 38959 or Email deepu[at]kaumudi.com
Customer Service -Advertisement Disclaimer Statement   |  Copyright Policy