Chetan bows out of Yonex German Open GP

Updated: 28 February 2009 12:07 IST

Chetan Anand squandered a first game lead to go down against China's Weijie Gong, bringing down the curtains on India's campaign at the Yonex German Open.

New Delhi:

Indian shuttler Chetan Anand squandered a first game lead to go down against China's Weijie Gong, bringing down the curtains on India's campaign at the Yonex German Open Grand Prix badminton tournament.

Second-seed Chetan played his heart out in the 53-minute quarter-final battle but could not get past his fancied rival and lost 21-19, 19-21, 12-21 to bow out of the tournament on Friday.

Indian mixed doubles pair of Jwala Gutta and D Viju failed to put up a fight against Chinese duo of Bo Zheng and Jin Ma, going down 17-21, 12-21 in the quarter-finals.

Topics : Badminton
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