File photo of Saina Nehwal. Photograph:( AFP )
Nehwal defeated Korea's An Se Young 25-23, 21-12 in about minutes 38 minutes
Nehwal defeated Korea's An Se Young 25-23, 21-12 in about minutes 38 minutes.
The first game saw back and forth action between both shuttlers, and in the end, Nehwal kept her cool to win it.
On Wednesday, the 29-year-old had outclassed Belgium's Lianne Tan 21-15, 21-17 to move ahead to the pre-quarterfinals.
Men's shuttlers Parupalli Kashyap and Kidambi Srikanth lost their matches to Kento Momota and Chou Tien Chen respectively and as a result, crashed out of the tournament on Wednesday.