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CWG Badminton: India beat Kenya 5-0 in mixed team event

India drubbed Kenya 5-0 in their opening Group D fixture of the badminton mixed team event in the 2010 Commonwealth Games in New Delhi on Monday.

other Updated: Oct 04, 2010 17:18 IST

India drubbed Kenya 5-0 in their opening Group D fixture of the badminton mixed team event in the 2010 Commonwealth Games in New Delhi on Monday.

It was a cakewalk for the Indian team which won bronze in Melbourne 2006.

In men's singles, Chetan Anand defeated Victor Odera Munga 21-7, 21-13 before Saina Nehwal thrashed Mercy Mwethya Joseph 21-11, 21-4.

The men's doubles pair of Rupesh Kumar and Sanave Thomas made it 3-0 with a 21-5, 21-5 win over Odera Munga and Patrick Kibet Ruto.

Ashwini Ponappa and Aparna Balan then defeated Mercy Joseph and Anitha Bushuru Alube 21-8, 21-6.

The mixed doubles pair of V. Diju and Jwala Gutta made it a clean sweep with a 21-8, 21-5 victory over Fredrick Gituku and Anna Ngambi.

The other teams in Group D are Wales, Scotland and Barbados.