Wednesday, April 27, 2011

Saina Nehwal loses at India Open-2011

In a major upset of the day, Saina Nehwal of India has lost in her first round of the Yonex Sunrise India Open Superseries-2011.
World No.24, Ai Goto of Japan scored a shock win over World No.4 Saina Nehwal in 2 straight sets, 21-17, 21-19 in just 34 minutes of play.

India's main hope at this Indian Open superseries event, Saina Nehwal was the top seed and the favorite to win the tournament. However this was not to be.

Ai Goto won the first set at 21-17, but Saina Nehwal fought back better in the 2nd game, and was leading at 19-18, however Ai Goto then took 3 points on the trot to finish off the game and score a memorable win over Saina Nehwal at the India Open superseries-2011.

Most notable Indian wins were Guru Sai Dutt's win over world no.5 Boonsak Ponsana of Thailand, Sourabh Verma's win over world no.37, and Ajay Jayaram stretching world no.1 Lee Chong Wei before losing.

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