Barcelona Spain Masters: Saina Nehwal Advances to Second Round, HS Prannoy's Poor Form Continues
India's Olympic bronze medallist shuttler Saina Nehwal progressed to the women's singles second round of the USD 170,000 Barcelona Spain Masters with a 21-16, 21-14 win over Germany's Yvonne Li on Wednesday.
The Hyderabadi Saina took just 35 minutes to beat her opponent in the first round match.
Pranaav Jerry Chopra and Sikki N Reddy also won their mixed doubles first round match against Denmark's Mathias Christiansen and Alexandra Boje 10-21, 21-16, 21-17.
However, HS Prannoy lost to Malaysian Daren Liew 18-21, 15-21 to bow out of the tournament.