Saina in semis of China Masters Super Series badminton

September 26th, 2008 - 4:30 pm ICT by IANS  

New Delhi, Sep 26 (IANS) India’s Saina Nehwal shocked world No.6 Lin Zhu of China to move into the semi-finals of the China Masters Super Series badminton in Changzhou Thursday.World No.12 Saina, seeded seventh, won 21-16, 23-21 and 21-18 against the third seed Chinese. In the semis, Saina, who got a bye in the first round, will face Mi Zhou of Hong Kong.

Zhou, world No.2, defeated top-ranked Chinese Lu Lan 10-21, 21-13 and 21-14.

The 18-year-old Saina won the Chinese Taipei Open Sep 14 but lost in the first round of Japan Super Series.

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