Popular Indian Shuttler and Olympic medalist Saina Nehwal completed 7 million followers on Twitter. She is the most popular Indian badminton athlete on social media. Undoubtedly she is one of the most popular figures in India as well as Social media. Former world number1, The Haryana-born India’s top shuttler boasts a huge 7 million followers on Twitter. Although it’s not the first time when she becomes the most popular Badminton star, before this in 2017, it was the same. In modern sports culture, so many athletes interested in to interact with their fans and flash their memories or updates on Social Media.
Right-handed star and 2016 Olympic medalist PV Sindhu is just behind her with 2.07 million followers while Doubles-star Jwala Gutaa is third on this list with 1.42 million followers on Twitter. Female shuttlers are more popular on social media, as a comparison of Male badminton players. Legendary Srikanth kidambi has 689 thousand fans on Twitter and 67.3 followers on Instagram. Another top male seed HS Prannoy has 25 thousand Instagram followers.
Twitter is a social networking and online news site where people write in short messages called tweets. By the following anyone, you can see every tweet related to that particular person or celebrity. Saina Nehwal is now recovering from her injuries, which she took during the Indian Open 2018. US shuttler Zhang BW dominates this Indian Girl in straight sets and out her from India Open 2018. She trapped Saina in long rallies and forced her to make mistakes.
The striking Badminton mates Sindhu and Nehwal have played only a few matches against each other. Both, Saina Nehwal and PV Sindhu have gone head-to-head on four occasions, in which senior player Nehwal is leading by 3-1. Their playing behaviours differ too. While Sindhu seems to be more aggressive, Nehwal is patient with her temperament between the two. Sindhu has a marginally raised reach than Nehwal; however, Nehwal’s experience when pitched against Sindhu, becomes too hot for her to handle. Sindhu is currently the top seed player of Indian Badminton player in the world and she is the only Indian player to enter the Olympics’ Badminton final.