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China Open Super Series: Saina through to quarterfinals as lone Indian survivor

News Agencies | Updated on: 12 November 2015, 18:17 IST

Defending champion and top seed Saina Nehwal battled past Malaysia's Tee Jing Yi in a thrilling three-game contest to emerge as the lone Indian survivor at the China Open Super Series in Fuzhou on Thursday, 12 November.

Nehwal, the world number two, overcame Jing Yi 21-10, 19-21, 21-19 in a topsy-turvy contest that lasted 55 minutes to progress through to the quarterfinals.

Meanwhile, the two-time bronze medalist at World Championships, PV Sindhu suffered a 21-18, 18-21, 16-21 defeat at the hands of China's Shixian Wang in the second round.

ANI

First published: 12 November 2015, 18:17 IST
 
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