Saina Nehwal, Srikanth lose in Denmark quarter-finals

Odense: India's top-ranked shuttler and World No 7 Saina Nehwal failed to get past World No 2 Shixian Wang in the Denmark Open Super Series quarter-final here yesterday. Nehwal lost to her Chinese opponent 20-22, 15-21 in 45 minutes.

Saina Nehwal
Saina Nehwal

In the men’s category, K Srikanth too failed to beat World No 7 Wan Ho Son in his quarter-final, losing in straight sets 21-23, 17-21.

India’s hopes of winning a medal are now pinned on PV Sindhu, who will play against Korea’s Ji Hyun Sung in the quarter-finals, while P Kashyap will take on Denmark’s Jan O Jorgensen in the men’s quarters.



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