Saina Nehwal enters quarter-finals

Saina Nehwal enters quarter-finals, Indian shuttler Saina Nehwal on Thursday proceeded to the quarter-finals of the continuing French Open here in Paris.

Nehwal beat Denmark’s Line Hojmark Kjaersfeldt 21-10, 21-11 in the 2nd round.

The 29-year old did not allow her player to create any momentum, and the Indian quickly wrapped up the first game.

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Nehwal capitalised in the second game and quickly covered up the match in about minutes.

She had won Hong Kong’s Cheung Ngan Yi in decent games 23-21, 21-17 in the 1st round match to enter the 2nd round on Wednesday.

Ngan Yi had the upper-hand in the first game, but Nehwal was ready to jump back to get the win 23-21.

The 29-year old Nehwal moved on with her winning drive to finish in straight games.

Later in the day, PV Sindhu mind plays her second-round match in the competition.

Kidambi Srikanth knocked out of the French Open after facing the first-round defeat upon Taiwan’s Chou Tien Chen 21-15, 7-21, 14-21 on Saina Nehwal enters quarter-finals

In the 55-minute long meeting, Srikanth defeated his opponent in the first game. However, Chou made a rally and beat Srikanth in the 2nd and 3rd games to proceed to the 2nd round.

Parupalli Kashyap was also hit out after facing a defeat upon Hong Kong’s NG Ka Long Angus 11-21, 9-21 in his first-round match.


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