Jwala-Diju bow out of China Masters

Indian mixed doubles duo of Jwala Gutta and V Diju wasted a game lead to go down to the Korean pair of Yeon Seong Yoo and Ye Na Jang in the semifinal of China Masters Super Series at Changzhou on Saturday.

Jwala Gutta

Jwala and Diju lost the semifinal match 6-21, 21-19, 21-19 that lasted for 53 minutes. The Indian challenge at the tournament ends with the Jwala and Diju ouster.

The Indian pair seeded 56 in the world started with a bang and looked to net an easy win as they were in complete control of the first game. Jwala and Diju took a 5-0 lead and then surged ahead 15-5 before winning the first game easily.

Despite coming close in the second game and the decider the Indians seem to have run out of luck and went down fighting.

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