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Denmark Open: Saina Nehwal faces visa issues ahead of tournament, seeks help from Ministry of External Affairs

  • The Denmark Open, a top BWF Super 750 tournament, will be played at Odense from 15 to 20 October.

  • The 29-year-old Saina, an Olympic bronze medallist, had finished runner-up in the tournament last year, losing to Chinese Taipei's Tai Tzu-Ying in the final.

  • Saina Nehwal took to Twitter to request for help.

New Delhi: Top Indian shuttler Saina Nehwal is facing visa issues for her participation in next week's Denmark Open and she has sought help of External Affairs Ministry to sort out the matter.

The Denmark Open, a top BWF Super 750 tournament, will be played at Odense from 15 to 20 October.

"I have an urgent request regarding visa for me and my trainer to Denmark. I have a tournament next week in Odense and we don't have our visas processed yet. Our matches are starting on Tuesday next week," tweeted Saina by tagging External Affairs Minister S Jaishankar.

The 29-year-old Saina, an Olympic bronze medallist, had finished runner-up in the tournament last year, losing to Chinese Taipei's Tai Tzu-Ying in the final.

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Updated Date: Oct 08, 2019 09:25:06 IST