China Open: Saina Nehwal Knocked Out In First Round
Changzhou (China), Sep 18 - Saina Nehwal crashed out of the China Open after losing 10-21, 17-21 to Thailand's Busanan Ongbamrungphan in the first round on Wednesday.
Saina who didn't seem to be in any sort of rhythm lost 10-21, 17-21 to World No. 8 in just 44 minutes at the Olympic Sports Center Xincheng Gymnasium. It was her second consecutive defeat against the Thai shuttler.
The 29-year-old Saina has struggled for form following her recovery from injuries.