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Saina, Kashyap, Srikanth in China Open quarters

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Fuzhou (China), Nov 13:

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London Olympic bronze medallist Saina Nehwal along with male shuttlers Parupalli Kashyap and Kidambi Srikanth, reached the quarter-finals of the $700,000 China Open Super Series Premier at the Haixia Olympic Sport Center here Thursday.

While women’s World No.5 Saina was made to work hard for her 21-18, 21-18 win over World No.239 Qin Jinping of China, Commonwealth Games champion Kashyap beat China’s Xue Song 11-21, 21-11, 21-13 in 54 minutes in the men’s singles second round match.

Srikanth overcame China’s Gao Huan 21-17, 19-21, 21-14 in a marathon encounter which lasted an hour and 18 minutes to progress to the next round.

(IANS)