Saina in quarters; Dutt stuns No 9

Published: Nov 18, 2011, 11:24 IST | Agencies

Defending champion Saina Nehwal defeated Jie Yao of the Netherlands 21-17, 21-17 to set up a Hong Kong Super Series quarter-final clash with two-time All England champion Tine Baun of Denmark.

Defending champion Saina Nehwal defeated Jie Yao of the Netherlands 21-17, 21-17 to set up a Hong Kong Super Series quarter-final clash with two-time All England champion Tine Baun of Denmark.


Saina Nehwal

Meanwhile, RMV Gurusaidutt stunned World No 9 Pengyu Du of China in a thrilling three-game match.
Gurusaidutt beat Pengyu 15-21, 21-7, 21-13.

 The 21-year-old Andhra lad will face World No 2 Chinese Chen Long in today's quarter-final. A day ago, Ajay Jayaram had shocked World No 6 Sho Sasaki of Japan.

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