Indonesia Open: Kashyap stuns World No.3, Saina wins too

India's Parupalli Kashyap stunned World No.3 Chen Long of China 21-17, 21-14 to enter the men's singles quarterfinals at the Indonesia Open Super Series badminton event here on Thursday.

updated: June 15, 2012 09:08 IST
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Jakarta: India's Parupalli Kashyap entered his maiden quarterfinals in a Super Series Premier event stunning top seed Chen Long of China in the Indonesia Open badminton tournament on Thursday. His compatriot Saina Nehwal also overcame a spirited challenge from Indonesian Aprilla Yuswandari to make the last eight stage in the women's singles.

Kashyap, ranked 26th, outplayed Chen 21-17, 21-14 in 45 minutes of sensational badminton for his first win over the World No.3.

Saina expectedly made the last eight stage beating Yuswandari 21-17, 14-21, 21-13 in the second round.

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