Paris: Ace India shuttler Saina Nehwal crashed out of the French Open Super Series after going down to World No 2 Shixian Wang of China in a hard-fought women's singles quarter-final here.
Seeded fifth, Saina posed a quite a challenge to her Chinese rival but in the end it was a case of so close, yet so far for the Indian who lost 19-21, 21-19, 15-21.
The battle lasted an hour and 10 minutes on Friday.
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