S. Kisona advanced to the second round of the Yonex Thailand Open after her opponent, Saina Nehwal, tested positive for COVID-19 and conceded a walkover as organisers were hit with a slew of infected shuttlers.
Despite playing in her first international event in almost a year, Malaysian women's singles shuttler S. Kisona is ready to face decorated Indian star Saina Nehwal in the opening round of the Yonex Thailand Open this week.
Pemenang pingat emas badminton perseorangan wanita Sukan SEA Filipina 2019, S. Kisona, melalui pelbagai cabaran untuk bergelar pemain profesional.
National shuttler S. Kisona is looking forward to a productive second half of the year following a coronavirus-interrupted year.
S. Kisona will be aiming to excel in her first competitive return at the Asia Team Championships in Manila (February 11-16), after recently returning from a training stint with Thai stalwart Ratchanok Intanon.
Winning the SEA Games women’s singles gold has propelled S. Kisona from a virtual unknown to a serial head turner, as the rising star is now recognised almost everywhere she goes since triumphing in Manila on December 9.
S. Kisona could be the toast of the women’s singles if she lives up her fast-growing reputation in the final three months of 2019.