Singapore Open: Saina reaches quarters

Last Updated: Thu, Jun 20, 2013 16:24 hrs

Indian badminton icon Saina Nehwal defeated Japan's Eriko Hirose to enter the quarter finals of women's singles event of the Singapore Super Series here on Thursday.

Saina beat her opponent by 16-21 21-16 21-9 .

The match lasted for more than an hour.

Saina, who has dropped to number four in world rankings, will face Lindaweni Fanetri of Indonesia in the quarter-finals.

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