Saina in quarters of Denmark Open

Published: Oct 19, 2012, 10:30 IST | IANS |

Saina in quarters of Denmark Open

In a dramatic comeback, badminton World No 4 Saina Nehwal won her second round match against Japanese Minatsu Mitani to advance to the women’s singles quarter-finals of the Denmark Open Super Series Premier here yesterday. The third-seeded Indian defeated the unseeded Japanese World No 28 21-15, 21-14 in 20 minutes.

Meanwhile, in men’s singles action, Sourabh Verma lost 19-21, 17-21 in 44 minutes to Indonesian Sony Dwi Kuncoro in round two. Verma, earlier on Wednesday, beat former World No 1 Peter Gade of Denmark 21-18, 21-14 in Round I.

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