Saina in quarterfinals of Indonesia OpenJune 23rd, 2011 - 7:15 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, June 23 (IANS) India’s Saina Nehwal moved into the quarterfinals of the Indonesia Open badminton, dispatching Petya Nedelcheva of Bulgaria 21-18, 21-9 at Istora Senayan in Jakarta, Thursday.
Saina, seeded fourth, will next face eighth seeded Dane Tine Baun, who beat Ayane Kurihara of Japan 21-12, 21-16.
Defending champion Saina is looking to complete a hat-trick of titles in the Indonesia Open.
The Indian, troubled by an ankle injury, has not been in good form in the two previous tournaments in Thailand and Singapore.
In the women’s doubles second round, Jwala Gutta and Ashwini Ponappa went down to the sixth seeded Indonesian pair of Meiliana Jauhari and Greysia Polli 20-22, 21-18, 18-21.
- Jayaram, Gurusaidutt, Saina in Hong Kong Open quarterfinals - Nov 17, 2011
- Saina, Jwala-Diju in world badminton quarters - Aug 26, 2010
- Indonesian Open: Saina through to the second round - Jun 22, 2011
- India Open Super Series: Sourabh, Sai Datt keep India's hopes alive (Lead) - Apr 28, 2011
- Gutta and Diju reaches Bulgarian Open mixed doubles final - Oct 11, 2008
- Jwala-Diju enter mixed doubles quarters at Singapore - Jun 21, 2012
- Saina enters quarters of Japan Open - Sep 23, 2011
- Asian Games: Indian men, women lose in badminton team event - Nov 13, 2010
- China Masters: Saina, Jwala-Diju in quarters - Sep 15, 2011
- Saina in quarterfinals of World Badminton championships - Aug 12, 2011
- CWG badminton: Saina, Chetan move to third round - Oct 10, 2010
- Super Series Finals: Saina to face Yihan Wang in title clash - Dec 17, 2011
- Saina in second round of Malaysia Open Grand Prix - May 04, 2011
- Saina Nehwal in quarters of All England - Mar 11, 2011
- Badminton Asia: Saina, Aditi in women's singles quarters (Roundup) - Apr 15, 2010
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