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Highlights Denmark Open Superseries Premier 2017, Day 2: Saina Nehwal, Kidambi Srikanth advance; PV Sindhu bows out

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Highlights Denmark Open Superseries Premier 2017, Day 2: Saina Nehwal, Kidambi Srikanth advance; PV Sindhu bows out

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Oct 18, 2017 - 21:13 (IST)

It is the end of the road for Sai Praneeth as he bows out of the tournament after losing 10-21, 15-21

Oct 19, 2017 - 10:08 (IST)

Well, well, to make it a bitter sweet day for India, PV Sindhu has suffered a shock defeat to China's Chen Yufei  and that too in straight games - 17-21 21-23

Oct 18, 2017 - 22:39 (IST)

Oct 18, 2017 - 22:38 (IST)

Oct 18, 2017 - 22:31 (IST)

Oct 18, 2017 - 22:30 (IST)

An intense battle between two top-class players ends with Saina Nehwal defeating Carolina Marin 22-20, 21-18 in a 46-minute encounter 

Oct 18, 2017 - 22:23 (IST)

20-17! Saina Nehwal is at match point!!!

Oct 18, 2017 - 22:19 (IST)

Oct 18, 2017 - 22:17 (IST)

13-11! Saina holds on to the lead but Marin is known to hit hard when it matters. Interesting phase ahead 

Oct 18, 2017 - 22:14 (IST)

11-8! It is advantage Saina as she goes into the mid-game break with a 3-point lead over the Olympic gold medallist 

Day 1 Report: The fast-rising mixed doubles pair of Satwiksairaj Rankireddy and Ashwini Ponnappa entered the main draw but Commonwealth Games champion Parupalli Kashyap bowed out at the Denmark Open Superseries Premier.

On a day when two-time Olympic champion and five-time world champion Lin Dan pulled out of the men's singles competition, Satwik and Ponnappa managed to earn two crucial wins to join Pranaav Jerry Chopra and N Sikki Reddy in the main draw of mixed doubles.

The Indian duo first beat Denmark's Kristoffer Knudsen and Isabella Nielsen 21-17, 21-13 and then notched up a 21-8 21-13 win over the German combo of Jones Ralfy Jansen and Eva Janssens.

In men's singles qualification, Kashyap overcame Denmark's Victor Svendsen 21-13 21-16, but lost to Japan's Takuma Ueda 4-21 19-21 in 36 minutes.

Subhankar Dey saw off Denmark's Kim Brun 21-12 13-21 21- 15 and then got the better of another Danish player, Rasmus Gemke, 21-17 13-21 21-19.

"I am disappointed that I conceded a few points in the last game. It has been happening to me. I was leading against Emil Holst at Dutch open last week. But I am happy to play in the main draw in my second Super Series," Subhankar said.

With inputs from PTI

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