World No. 4 Saina Nehwal had to struggle to overcome Tzu Ying Tai of Chinese Taipei in a gruelling first round match at the Korean Super Series in Seoul on Wednesday.
The ace Indian shuttler, who got back in the business after about a month lay-off due to a ligament injury in her right knee, beat Tai 19-21, 21-14, 22-20 the singles match that lasted 50-minutes.
Bhullar in lead at Bangladesh open
Gaganjeet Bhullar grabbed the lead for India on the opening day of the American Express Bangladesh Open Professional Golf Championship 2011 with a classic four under 68 at the Kurmitola Golf Club. Bhullar’s compatriots Raju Ali Mollah and Keshav Kapoor are in the tied second with matching scores of three under 69.
Du women’s football team finishes second
Delhi University claimed second spot in the All India Inter-Varsity women’s football event that concluded recently at Gwalior. In the final, DU lost to Madurai 2-4. In the preliminary round, out of the four matches, Delhi had won three and played out a draw and slammed 8 goals overall.