Jwala Gutta pips Saina Nehwal in popularity charts

Updated: 19 July 2012 20:02 IST

Jwala Gutta, who has remarkably improved upon her fitness, has pipped fellow shuttler Saina Nehwal to emerge as the latest Indian badminton sensation on the popularity charts, revealed a survey by search engine giant Google.

Kolkata:

Jwala Gutta, who has remarkably improved upon her fitness, has pipped fellow shuttler Saina Nehwal to emerge as the latest Indian badminton sensation on the popularity charts, revealed a survey by search engine giant Google.

The 2010 Commonwealth Games doubles champion received 80 hits to 64 of Saina, who is seen as India's best medal bet in the badminton event of the London Olympics.

The two Indians were compared in a survey using 'Google Insights for Search' in the last seven days.

But overall, it's tennis stalwart Sania Mirza who is favourite among the netizens as she has received the maximum number of hits -- 84.

When compared to other members of the Indian tennis team -- Leander Paes, Mahesh Bhupathi, Rohan Bopanna, Somdev Devvarman and Vishnu Vardhan -- again it was Sania, who emerged the most popular.

Sania also towered over Jwala winning by a 51-31 margin.

Topics : Badminton Sania Mirza Jwala Gutta Saina Nehwal
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