Saina lone Indian survivor at China Open

Fuzhou, Nov. 12 (ANI): 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 here on Thursday.

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 medallist at World Championship, PV Sindhu suffered a 21-18, 18-21, 16-21 defeat at the hands of China’s Shixian Wang in the second round. (ANI)

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