Saina Nehwal, P.V. Sindhu Reach Round 2 of Denmark Open

Saina Nehwal was made to work hard for her win against Karin Schnaase of Germany while P.V. Sindhu cruised to an easy victory against Hong Kong's Pui Yin Yip as both Indian hopefuls progressed in the Denmark Open.

updated: October 15, 2014 19:28 IST
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Odense: Indian badminton stars Saina Nehwal and P.V. Sindhu reached the second round of the women's singles event of the Denmark Open Super Series Premier here Wednesday.

While 2012 London Olympics bronze medalist Saina was made to work hard for her 12-21, 21-10, 21-12 win over Germany's Karin Schnaase, two-time World Championships bronze medalist P.V. Sindhu registered a 21-12, 22-20 victory over Hong Kong's Pui Yin Yip at the Odense Sports Park. (Saina Nehwal Unlikely to Renew Ties With Gopichand)

Saina got off to a poor start in the first game, losing 12-21 before showing her class to win the second game 21-10 and continued to pressurise Karin with her regal smashes.

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