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The two top Indian women shuttlers entered the second round of the Indonesia Open with contrasting victories against their Thai opponents.
Saina Nehwal beat former world champion Ratchanok Intanon17-21 21-18 21-12 in a tough three set match.
Senior rural journalist P Sainath on Sunday criticised Chief Ministers Shivraj Singh Chouhan of Madhya Pradesh and Devendra Fadnavis of Maharashtra for not having a dialogue with the farmers earlier.
World No. 10 Saina blew 17-12 and 9-6 leads in the two games to go down fighting against Sung in a 54-minute battle to drew curtains .on India's campaign
Eight seeded Saina defetaed Okuhara 21-15 21-14 late last night to improve her head-to-head record to 6-1 against her Japanese opponent.
Olympic silver medallist P V Sindhu is likely to clash with London Games bronze winner Saina Nehwal in the quarterfinals of the India Super Series.
The two olympic medallists will be sharing the responsibility in the women's singles.
It was just before her comeback at the China Open last November. Saina Nehwal had hinted that her career might come to a premature end, due to recurring injuries.
Up against 18-year-old Thai Pornpawee Chochuwong, the top-seeded London Olympics bronze-medallist triumphed 22-20 22-20 in a 46-minute clash
London Olympics bronze medallist Saina dished out a dominating show to edge past eighth seed Indonesian Fitriani Fitriani
The 26-year-old Saina outplayed Nitchaon 14-12 11-7 in a trump match to register her first win of the league .
The Indian ace fought against time to recover from an Achilles tendons and went on to win the Australian Super Series.
Saina, who underwent surgery after returning from Rio where she failed to progress beyond the first round, today made it to the quarterfinals of the Macau Open.
Fourth seed Saina's fight against Thailand's Porntip Buranaprasertsuk ended with a 16-21 21-19 14-21 loss in women's singles.
Saina Nehwal, the new member of IOC's Athletics Commission, will feature at the China Super Series Premier.