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Defending champion Saina Nehwal knocked out of Australian Open

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New Delhi: World number one Saina Nehwal has crashed out of the Australian Open Super series. She was defeated by China’s Wang Shixian in the quarter-finals. Second seeded Nehwal was completely dominated by the fourth seed Wang Shixian who registered an emphatic 21-15, 21-13 victory. The defending champion could not live up to the expectations and lost the match in just 42 minutes.