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Updated on: Thursday, January 13, 2022, 03:04 PM IST

India Open: Saina Nehwal knocked out after loss against Malvika Bansod

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Saina Nehwal (l), Malvika Bansod | Photo: Twitter

Saina Nehwal (l), Malvika Bansod | Photo: Twitter

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India shuttler Saina Nehwal on Thursday bowed out of the ongoing Indian Open 2022 here at the KD Jadhav Indoor Hall in New Delhi.

Malvika Bansod defeated Nehwal 21-17, 21-9 in the second-round match which lasted for 35 minutes.

The 31-year-old Nehwal was trailing 5-7 in the first game, and Malvika was in no mood to let this advantage and she ended up winning the first game 21-17.

Bansod then did not look back, and she continued with her momentum, winning the match inside 35 minutes.

Earlier in the day, PV Sindhu progressed to the next round of the ongoing competition. In an all-Indian affair, Sindhu outclassed Ira Sharma 21-10, 21-10 to progress to the next round.

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Published on: Thursday, January 13, 2022, 03:04 PM IST
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