Date: Aug 14, 2015
By: AFP, JAKARTA
World No. 1 Carolina Marin is to undergo physiotherapy ahead of her quarter-final
appearance at the badminton World Championships, after rolling her ankle yesterday during her third-round win over Taiwan’s Pai Yu-po in Jakarta.
The injury-prone Spaniard fell to the ground in pain after an awkward stumble in the first set, with several tense minutes passing before she gingerly returned to the court.
Marin went on to defeat the unseeded Pai 21-11, 18-21, 21-17 but it was an unsettling experience for the top seed, who nearly missed the world championships entirely due to a separate injury. [FULL STORY]