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Saina Nehwal, Sameer Verma enter quarterfinals


At the India Open Super Series badminton tournament in New Delhi, Saina Nehwal and Sameer Verma have entered the quarterfinals in their respective singles events.

In the Women’s section, 2015 champion and sixth seed Saina Nehwal defeated Thailand’s Pornpawee Chochuwong in straight games 21-14, 21-12 to enter the last eight stage.

In the men’s section, Sameer Verma notched up a stunning win over higher-ranked Hun Yu of Hong Kong in straight games 21-17, 21-15. He is the lone Indian hope in men’s singles competition.

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