Arvind, Gurusaidutt loses in China Open Super Series

Updated: 01 December 2010 12:30 IST

Indian challenge ended in the China Open Super Series with both men's singles players RMV Gurusaidutt and Arvind Bhat becoming first-round casualties in Shangha

Indian challenge ended in the China Open Super Series with both men's singles players RMV Gurusaidutt and Arvind Bhat becoming first-round casualties in Shanghai on Wednesday.

Up against Korean Hyun Il Lee, Gurusaidutt fought hard a three-game match but ended up on the losing side. The Indian lost 21-14, 17-21, 8-21 in a 47-minute battle.

His senior colleague Arvind's fate was no different as the Indian played his heart out before going down 21-23, 6-21 to Yi Lu in a 39-minute match.

Gurusaidutt will play the men's singles qualifiers of the Hong Kong Open next week, while Arvind will take on Tanongsak Saensomboonsuk in the first round.

Topics : Badminton
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