Saina, Jayaram, Gurusaidutt enter quarters in Indonesian Open

Kashmir Times. Dated: 6/13/2013 11:43:33 PM

Jakarta, June 13 (Agencies): Defending champion Saina Nehwal, R M V Gurusaidutt and Ajay Jayaram today advanced to the quarterfinals of the Indonesian Super Series Premier after winning their respective matches, here on Thursday.
However, it was curtains for Sai Praneeth in the men`s singles as he went down fighting against World No.1 Lee Chong Wei in the pre-quarters.
Saina registered a comfortable straight-game victory over Sayaka Takahashi of Japan while Gurusaidutt fought hard for his win over Kazumasa Sakai of Japan.
Jayaram caused one of the biggest upsets of the day when he defeated Indonesian fourth seed Sony Dwi Kuncoro 22-20 21-12. The Mumbaikar will take on Marc Zwiebler of Germany against whom the World No.25 has a 1-1 head-to-head.
World number two Saina took 39 minutes to outplay her 24th ranked opponent 21-13 21-19 in a women`s singles second round match at the Istora Gelora Bung Karno Stadium.

 

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