After the highs of 2012, Saina Nehwal has been brought down to earth somewhat this year. Injuries have held her back and she has fallen in the BWF World Rankings from second at the start of 2013 to seventh and hasn't won a single tournament. However, she did lead the Hyderabad Hotshots to victory in the maiden Indian Badminton League season. She is doing eight brand deals, one less from last year. 2014 is a big year for Saina, as she'll look to return to full fitness and compete for gold at the Asian and Commonwealth Games.
Fast Fact: ?She was bought by IBL Franchise the Hyderabad Hotshots for $120,000 or Rs 45 lakh.