XIX Commonwealth Games: Jawaharlal Nehru Sports Complex, New Delhi, India
It appears not even a bout of Delhi belly could prevent world number five Kelsey Cottrell from stretching her unbeaten run to five at the XIX Commonwealth Games today (11/10).
While the Australian star has been laid low by the dreaded bug, suffering stomach cramps during her matches, Cottrell’s on-green form is starting to build momentum after downing Kenya’s Susan Kariuki and Papua New Guinea’s Michelle Soten in straight sets.
“I’m happy with the way thing are going,” Cottrell said.
“I mean I’m not playing superbly, but it’s not been needed yet.
“I’ve won five from five, so I can’t ask for much more, and every day I’m getting healthier and healthier after my little dose of Delhi belly, so everything is looking good.”
With just four rounds remaining, Cottrell faces a tough day tomorrow (12/10), with blockbuster clashes against England’s Natalie Melmore and Wales’ Carol Difford, but before then she must overcome Samoa’s Dolly Maessen and Zambia’s Kasonde Hilda.
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