Love to be as aggressive as you: Saina to Virat Kohli

NEW DELHI(PTI):Rio-bound Indian shuttler Saina Nehwal, who just clinched the Australian Open Super Series title in Sydney, said she wants to be aggressive like India Test skipper Virat Kohli.

Saina Nehwal of India poses during the awarding ceremony after women's singles final match at Australian Badminton Open 2016 in Sydney, Australia.

The 26-year-old from Hyderabad defeated Sun Yu of China in the finals on Sunday to notch up her first title of the season ahead of the Rio Olympics.

Accolades started pouring in for the Indian star with Bollywood stalwarts such as Amitabh Bachchan and sports personalities like Kohli congratulating her for her feat.

Congratulations @NSaina
So happy for you. Onwards and Upwards always #ProudIndian

— Virat Kohli (@imVkohli) June 12, 2016
Replying to Kohli, Saina wrote: “I would love to get more aggression like u for winning more matches I m trying hard for that Thank u so much.”

Saina had won a bronze medal at the 2012 London Olympics and will carry India’s hopes at the Rio Games, to be held in August.

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