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Indian campaign over in French Open Super Series

India's Saina Nehwal fought hard but could not go past China's Xuerui Li, bowing out of the second round of the French Open Super Series badminton in Paris.

other Updated: Oct 27, 2011 21:50 IST
IANS

India's Saina Nehwal fought hard but could not go past China's Xuerui Li, bowing out of the second round of the French Open Super Series badminton in ParissSaina, seeded fourth, lost 18-21, 29-30 in a match Thursday lasting 48 minutes.

India's campaign in the tournament got over with Ajay Jayaram losing in the men's singles and Jwala Gutta and Ashwini Ponnappa in the women's doubles.

Jayaram lost 19-21, 14-21 to sixth-seed Chinese Jin Chen in 46 minutes.

In the women's doubles, Jwala and Ashwini lost to sixth-seeded South Koreans Jung Eun Ha and Min Jung Kim 13-21, 12-21.

First Published: Oct 27, 2011 21:48 IST