Singapore Open: Saina makes it to the 2nd round

Posted By: Staff

Singapore, Jun 10: India's ace shuttler Saina Nehwal beat Maja Tvrdy of Slovenia at the Singapore Open Super Series in Singapore City on Wednesday, Jun 10. Saina beat Maja 18-21 21-11 21-16 in a three-game opening tie.

However, Aditi Mutatkar suffered fell to Judith Meulendijks of the Netherlands 21-14 21-19. She suffered defeat in a half an hour clash in the first round of the tournament.

Saina who first said that she was still adjusting to the court, gave a brilliant performance in the 50-minute clash.

"It was a difficult match. She was a solid player. She was better aware about the conditions while I struggled initially. I was making many unforced errors, hitting the shuttle outside and conceded the game," she was quoted as saying.

OneIndia News

Story first published: Wednesday, June 10, 2009, 17:55 [IST]
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