Indian challenge ended in the Thailand Open Grand Prix after shuttler Saina Nehwal and two others suffered contrasting defeats in the quarter-finals at Bangkok on Thursday.
Top seed Saina lost 13-21, 12-21 to seventh seed Xuerui Li of China in women’s singles. Among men, P Kashyap and Sourabh Verma also failed in the quarter-final.
Up against top seed Chinese Chen Long, Kashyap found the going tough and suffered a 18-21, 5-21 loss.
Sourabh, however, put up a brave fight against third seed Korean Sung Hwan Park before going down 21-16, 16-21, 11-21 in more than an hour.