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China Open 2018: Saina Nehwal ousted in first round by Sung Ji Hyun

Prior, PV Sindhu had progressed to the pre-quarterfinal of the competition subsequent to beating Japan's Saena Kawakami in straight recreations. 



Changzhou: Olympic and big showdown silver-medallist P V Sindhu Tuesday advanced to the pre-quarterfinals however Saina Nehwal bowed out after a limited misfortune at the USD one million China Open World Tour Super 1000 competition here.

The third-seeded Sindhu, who had secured the China Open title in 2016, vanquished World No. 39 Saena Kawakami of Japan 21-15, 21-13 in the opening round at the Olympic Sports Center Xincheng Gymnasium.

In any case, two-time Commonwealth Games gold medallist Saina, who was the primary Indian to win the China title in 2014, lost 22-20 8-21 14-21 to Korea's Sung Ji Hyun in a 48-minute opener.

Men's duplicates combine of Manu Attri and B Sumeeth Reddy, the national victors, crushed Chinese Taipei's Liao Min Chun and Su Ching Heng 13 21-13 21-12

in 39 minutes to enter the second round.

The ladies' singles coordinate among Sindhu and Saena began as a nearby challenge before the Indian severed to get a 13-7 lead at one phase.

She continued overwhelming the encourages and stashed the opening amusement absent much inconvenience.

In the second amusement, Sindhu zoomed to a 6-0 lead however Saena figured out how to make it 8-10 preceding the Indian entered the interim with a slim 11-9 lead.

After the break, Sindhu hopped to 15-11 preceding snatching eight match focuses at 20-12 and fixed it easily.

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