Latest Badminton News and Articles

Saina Nehwal, Parupalli Kashyap exit China Open Super Series

1 1 1 1 1 1 1 1 1 1
Category: Badminton News Published: 15 November 2013
Posted by Hits: 444

While Saina Nehwal lost 21-16, 15-21, 17-21 to unseeded Sun Yu of China, Parupalli Kashyap was defeated 11-21, 12-21 by Kento Momota of Japan.

Indians suffered a disappointing day at the China Open Super Series Premier with star shuttler Saina Nehwal and Arundhati Pantawane going down in the women’s singles second round while Parupalli Kashyap lost in the men’s singles competition here Thursday.

While Saina lost 21-16, 15-21, 17-21 to unseeded Sun Yu of China, Arundhati was defeated 13-21, 10-21 by third seed Wang Yihan, also of China.

Kashyap was defeated 11-21, 12-21 by Kento Momota of Japan.

Saina, who was hoping to win her first trophy of the season, started off well enough coming back from an early 4-1 deficit to dominate the opening game.
But it was a completely different story in the second game as Sun opened up a 3-0 lead and maintained the advantage right till the end to even up the score.

The third and final game was an exciting affair with both players going for broke. Sania put up good a fight, winning three consecutive points to draw level at 8-8 before the Chinese came up with an incredible seven-point streak to lead 15-8.

The Hyderabad girl was in no mood to go down without a fight and produced a seven-point streak of her own to draw level yet again at 15-15. However, Sun had the last laugh, taking four points on the trot to wrap up the match. Sun will now face compatriot and top seed Li Xuerui in the quarter-finals.

Women’s singles: 6-Saina Nehwal lost to Sun Yu (Chn) 21-16, 15-21, 17-21; Arundhati Pantawane lost to Wang Yihan (Chn) 13-21, 10-21.

Men’s singles: Parupalli Kashyap lost to Kento Momota (Jpn) 11-21, 12-21.

  • No comments found



Google Plus


Replays: Sudirman Cup 2015

2015 Sudirman Cup badminton video

Watch Replays

  • Recent News
  • Popular
Kien Keat/Boon Heong advance in Thailand GPG, Ihsan Mustofa ousts Son Wan Ho

Bangkok: Former World No. 1 men's doubles pair Koo Kien Keat

Indonesia win four golds at Senior World Championships in Sweden

Helsingborg: Indonesia shuttlers successfully brought back f

Japan Open: Lee Chong Wei sets up 2nd round clash with Lin Dan

Tokyo: Wednesday afternoon Lee Chong Wei survived a tougher

Historic ranking milestone for Zhao Yunlei/Zhang Nan

Kuala Lumpur: It's getting hard to keep track of all the mix

Lin Dan displays smoking hot body to promote his own line of underwear collection

Beijing: HOT! HOT! HOT! Lin Dan shows off his super fit and

Lee Chong Wei is back! (video)

By: When He Loses, You Stay With Him!Wh

Recommended badminton news for you