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Saina, Jwala-Diju lose in French Super Series QF

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Category: Badminton News Published: 01 November 2009
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New Delhi, Oct 31 (PTI) Indian challenge ended in the French Super Series badminton tournament after Saina Nehwal and the mixed doubles pair of Jwala Gutta and V Diju crashed out with respective quarterfinal defeats in Paris.

Eighth seed Saina squandered a first-game lead to go down to top seed Chinese Wang Lin 21-15 11-21 15-21 in a 49-minute hard fought battle in women's singles yesterday.

The sixth seeded Indian pair of Jwala and Diju also played their heart out before going down to the Indonesian combo of Nova Widianto and Liliyana Natsir 21-6 20-22 10-21 in 42 minutes.

Saina played better at the nets but she couldn't negotiate the powerful smashes of her opponent, who scored 14 points compared to the Indian's nine.

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