Bhat enters quarterfinals

BANGALORE: Arvind Bhat entered the quarterfinals of the China Open Super Series badminton championship with a hard fought 18-21, 21-18, 21-15 victory over Petr Koukal of Czech Republic on Thursday. The tie lasted 61 minutes.

However, Saina Nehwal’s campaign ended after she and her Canadian partner Anna Rice went down 13-21, 11-21 to fourth-seeded Jung Eun HA and Min Jung Kim in the second round of the doubles. — Agencies

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