India's campaign at Australian Open Grand Prix badminton ends

Eleventh seeded Gurusaidutt lost to World Number 1 Lee Chong. This after other Indians in both the men's and women's categories had already crashed out of the tournament in earlier rounds. Eleventh seeded Gurusaidutt

updated: April 04, 2013 18:18 IST
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Sydney: India's campaign at the Australian Open Grand Prix Gold badminton tournament ended on Thursday after R M V Gurusaidutt and Anand Pawar lost their respective third round matches of the men's singles event here.

Eleventh seeded Gurusaidutt gave a tough fight to world number one Lee Chong Wei of Malaysia before going down 10-21 21-18 15-21 in a match that lasted a little less than an hour.

Pawar, seeded 14th, lost to fourth seed Wei Feng Chong of Malaysia 19-21 15-21 in just 41 minutes.

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