Popat in Swiss Open quarters

Updated: 25 February 2007 09:49 IST

National champion Aparna Popat upset eighth seed Petya Nedeltcheva of Bulgaria to storm into the quarterfinals of the Swiss Open badminton tournament.

New Delhi:

National champion Aparna Popat upset eighth seed Petya Nedeltcheva of Bulgaria to storm into the quarterfinals of the Swiss Open badminton tournament at Basel, Switzerland. The 31st-ranked Indian dominated her opponent, 15 places above her in the world rankings, through out the match to emerge victorious 11-8 11-5 in just 29 minutes. Popat would now meet fourth seed Jie Yao of Netherlands, who thrashed Anu Weckstrom of Finland 11-1 11-5. (PTI)

Topics : Badminton
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