PV Sindhu said players would have to get used to the new normal of playing without the noise and energy of spectators with the effects of COVID-19 expected to be last for quite some time.
In an illustrious career spanning 22 years at the Nationals, from 1980 to 2002, this focused, aggressive player, Madhumita Bisht, bagged an astonishing 27 national titles that included eight singles triumphs and five consecutive triple crowns between 1986 and 1990.
Past masters of Indian badminton: Meena Shah defied norm to clinch dozen national titles before knee injury cut career short
Meena took home, in all, a dozen national titles in a glittering career that began with a women’s doubles crown in the company of Jasbir Kaur when she was a 19-year-old in 1956, and ended with the singles and women’s doubles crown in the 1965 Nationals. A serious knee injury cut her career short thereafter.