Saina Nehwal and Co to walk the ramp ahead of Indian Open

Saina had earlier walked the ramp during the Hyderabad Fashion Week in 2010.

Last updated on Wednesday, 17 April, 2013 21:00 IST
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New Delhi: The best of badminton world, including Saina Nehwal and men's former world number 1 Lee Chong Wei of Malaysia, will rub shoulders with the masters of ramp on the eve of the India Open Superseries on Sunday.

"It is going to be unique, something different. Of course walking the ramp would not be easy because we are not models, we are players. It is good that badminton is coming up in a good way and I hope everyone enjoys it," Saina said.

Saina had earlier walked the ramp during the Hyderabad Fashion Week in 2010.

The prospect of donning a designer wear has left India's top male shuttler Parupallu Kashyap excited.

"Yes, it will be exciting to walk the ramp. I have never done it. I hope it comes up well, I a sure all the other top badminton stars will also be there walking the ramp along with me. I hope I look good," Kashyap said.

Ace doubles players Jwala Gutta and Ashwini Ponappa will also be present.

The India Open Sunrise Superseries will be held at the DDA Badminton and Squash Stadium, Siri Fort Complex, from April 23 to 28.

Story first published on: Wednesday, 17 April 2013 20:56 IST

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