India badminton stars Saina Nehwal and Parupalli Kashyap visited Himachal Pradesh Chief Minister Jai Ram Thakur in Shimla on Sunday, November 15.
Saina Nehwal shared a video from her holiday in the Maldives with husband Parupalli Kashyap.
Saina Nehwal and her husband Parupalli Kashyap are holidaying in Maldives. Nehwal shared a candid picture with Kashyap on social media.
Saina Nehwal, Parupalli Kashyap had earlier sent their entries for the Denmark Open and also submitted their consent letter to the Badminton Association of India last month for the same.
The BAI had on Tuesday written to the players who sent their entries for the Denmark Open, stating that they would be "travelling or participating at their own responsibility due to the current pandemic".
Parupalli Kashyap, a former world no.6, insisted that he too has an outside chance of qualifying for the Tokyo Games but he has no way to pursue it as he can't train at the camp.
Saina Nehwal has been allowed by the Sports Authority of India to resume training at the Pullela Gopichand Academy from August 7 following the Telangana government's approval on August 1.
Saina Nehwal questioned the rationale behind scheduling 22 event in just five months in a revised BWF calendar, saying the "stupid" planning will increase the injury risk.
Parupalli Kashyap has donated Rs 3 lakh to Telangana Chief Minister Relief Fund to help the state in its fight against COVID-19.
Saina Nehwal is currently lying in 22nd place in Race to Tokyo list and needs a rapid rise in the rankings to qualify for the Olympic Games.
Awadhe Warriors beat the Mumbai Rockets in the last tie in Lucknow.
Kidambi Srikanth crashed out in the first round of Malaysia Masters on Wednesday.
Saina Nehwal posted a video of husband Parupalli Kashyap singing a song from hit Bollywood movie 'The Dirty Picture'.
Parupalli Kashyap thanked Saina Nehwal for making their "first year together so wonderful" and added that he couldn't have asked for a "better wife".
Syed Modi International Tournament: Kidambi Srikanth sailed past Russia's Vladimir Malkov in straight games to set up a second-round clash with fellow Indian Parupalli Kashyap.
China Open: Parupalli Kashyap lost to Denmark's Viktor Axelson in straight games in the second round.
PV Sindhu will begin her campaign against Germany's Yvonne Li, while Saina Nehwal will take on China's Cai Yan Yan in the first round.
PV Sindhu on Tuesday entered the second round of the ongoing French Open after outclassing Canada's Michelle Li in straight games.