French Open Badminton: Saina Nehwal, Parupalli Kashyap Crash Out in Quarters

Parupalli Kashyap and Saina Nehwal were knocked out of the French Open Badminton by Chinese opponents on a disappointing day for India.

updated: October 25, 2014 16:43 IST
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Saina Nehwal in action during French Open Super Series.


Ace India shuttlers Saina Nehwal and Parupalli Kashyap crashed out of the French Open Super Series on Friday.

While Saina went down to World No. 2 Shixian Wang of China in a hard-fought women's singles quarterfinal contest, Kashyap lost 21-15, 13-21, 21-13 to fifth-seeded Chinese shuttler Zhengming Wang.

Seeded fifth, Saina posed quite a challenge to her Chinese rival but in the end it was a case of so close, yet so far for the Indian who lost 19-21, 21-19, 15-21. The battle lasted an hour and 10 minutes.

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