Ace shuttler Sania Nehwal registered a snug 21-14, 21-16 win in opposition to Hong Kong’s Yip Pui Yin within the second spherical of the Malaysia Masters 2019 on Thursday. Whereas Parupalli Kashyap was knocked out of the event after shedding 17-21, 23-25 to Indonesia’s Anthony Sinisuka Ginting in second spherical. With the snug win in opposition to Yin, Saina superior into the quarter-finals of the event. World No. 9 Saina had a simple outing in opposition to her Hong Kong opponent, defeating her in straight video games in 39 minutes. Within the males’s singles, Kidambi Srikanth additionally superior into the quarters after rising victorious in opposition to Wong Wing Ki Vincent of Hong Kong. World No.Eight Srikanth registered a 23-21, 8-21, 21-18 win in opposition to Vincent.
Within the ladies’s singles, Saina obtained off to a stable begin, taking a robust 11-Three lead in opposition to Yin at mid-break within the first recreation. Persevering with with the momentum, Saina completed the primary recreation 21-14.
Within the second recreation, Yin confirmed some resilience however nonetheless went into the mid-break, trailing 7-11. Within the second half of the second recreation, Saina gave her Hong Kong opponent only a few possibilities and wrapped up the sport 21-16 in her favour.
Within the males’s singles, Srikanth had a troublesome outing in opposition to Vincent with the match lasting an hour and 4 minutes.
Within the first recreation, Vincent and Srikanth had been in a battle, taking the sport to the tie breaker. However Srikanth held his nerves, ending the sport 23-21 in his favour.
The second recreation was a one-sided affair as Vincent displayed a robust a recreation in opposition to the Indian shuttler. Vincent registered a 21-Eight win within the second recreation taking the match into the decider.
Within the ultimate recreation, each the gamers displayed very good on-court play with Srikanth taking a slender 11-Eight lead at mid-break. The World No.Eight then held on to his lead and ultimately gained the sport 21-18.
Saina will subsequent face World No. 2 Nozomi Okuhara of Japan whereas Srikanth shall be up in opposition to Korea’s Son Wan Ho within the quarter-finals.