Hong Kong Open: Saina moves to 2nd round

Last Updated: Wed, Nov 21, 2012 19:53 hrs

Kowloon, Hong Kong, Nov 21 (IBNS): Indian Badminton icon Saina Nehwal defeated Aprilla Yuswandari of Indonesia and advanced to the second round of the women's single event of the Hong Kong Super Series here on Wednesday.

Nehwal defeated Aprilla by 22-20, 21-8 in the first round match.

The match lasted for 33 minutes.

Nehwal gave India the maiden Olympic medal from badminton as she got the women´s singles bronze medal in Olympic badminton event this year.

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