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Hong Kong Open: Saina Nehwal advances to next round, Kashyap bows out

News Agencies | Updated on: 22 November 2017, 16:39 IST
(ANI)

Olympic medallist Saina Nehwal has advanced to the next round of the Hong Kong Open Super Series after registering a win over Mette Poulsen of Denmark in the first round of the women's singles here at Kowloon.

2010 Hong Kong Open winner Nehwal, defeated Poulsen 21-19, 23-21 in a tough match lasting over 46 minutes.

In the men's singles however, Parupalli Kashyap bowed out losing to local player Le Dong Keun 21-15, 9-21, 20-22.

Sourabh Verma too failed against Indonesia's Tommy Sugiarto, losing 15-21 8-21.

Later today, Olympic silver medallist PV Sindhu will take on Hong Kong's Leung Yuet Yee for a place in the second round.

HS Prannoy and Sai Praneeth will also take on their opponents.

-ANI

First published: 22 November 2017, 16:39 IST
 
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