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Saina, Kashyap shown the door in China

Nov 14 2013, 6:46am CST | by IANS

Shanghai, Nov 14 (IANS) Indians suffered a disappointing day at the China Open Super Series Premier with star shuttler Saina Nehwal and Arundhati Pantawane going down in the women's singles second round while Parupalli Kashyap lost in the men's singles competition here Thursday.

Shanghai, Nov 14 — Indians suffered a disappointing day at the China Open Super Series Premier with star shuttler Saina Nehwal and Arundhati Pantawane going down in the women's singles second round...

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Saina, Kashyap shown the door in China

Nov 14 2013, 6:46am CST | by IANS

Shanghai, Nov 14 (IANS) Indians suffered a disappointing day at the China Open Super Series Premier with star shuttler Saina Nehwal and Arundhati Pantawane going down in the women's singles second round while Parupalli Kashyap lost in the men's singles competition here Thursday.

Shanghai, Nov 14 — Indians suffered a disappointing day at the China Open Super Series Premier with star shuttler Saina Nehwal and Arundhati Pantawane going down in the women's singles second round while Parupalli Kashyap lost in the men's singles competition here Thursday.

While Saina lost 21-16, 15-21, 17-21 to unseeded Sun Yu of China, Arundhati was defeated 13-21, 10-21 by third seed Wang Yihan, also of China.

Kashyap was defeated 11-21, 12-21 by Kento Momota of Japan.

Saina, who was hoping to win her first trophy of the season, started off well enough coming back from an early 4-1 deficit to dominate the opening game.

But it was a completely different story in the second game as Sun opened up a 3-0 lead and maintained the advantage right till the end to even up the score.

The third and final game was an exciting affair with both players going for broke. Sania put up good a fight, winning three consecutive points to draw level at 8-8 before the Chinese came up with an incredible seven-point streak to lead 15-8.

The Hyderabad girl was in no mood to go down without a fight and produced a seven-point streak of her own to draw level yet again at 15-15. However, Sun had the last laugh, taking four points on the trot to wrap up the match. Sun will now face compatriot and top seed Li Xuerui in the quarter-finals.

Results:

Women's singles: 6-Saina Nehwal lost to Sun Yu (Chn) 21-16, 15-21, 17-21; Arundhati Pantawane lost to Wang Yihan (Chn) 13-21, 10-21.

Men's singles: Parupalli Kashyap lost to Kento Momota (Jpn) 11-21, 12-21.

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WNBA star stabbed in China

Nov 4 2014 6:43pm CST | Source: Fox Sports Australia

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Brittney Griner, playing in China during the WNBA offseason, is OK after being slashed with a "big a

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Brittney Griner Uninjured After Knife Attack in China

Nov 4 2014 5:04pm CST | Source: The Big Lead

Brittney Griner got stabbed in the elbow by a man in China, according to AP and ESPN reports. The Phoenix Mercury Star plays with the Beijing Great Wall during the WNBA offseason, and was attacked while she was walking from practice to the team bus: The assailant began yelling, swinging the knife wildly, and chased Griner and two teammates onto the bus, sources said. During this process, the man stabbed at Griner ...
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Brittney Griner, teammate cut by attacker with knife in China

Nov 4 2014 4:04pm CST | Source: SBNation

Basketball star Brittney Griner and a Chinese teammate were reportedly the victim of a "random" attack by a man with a knife, per a report by Doug Feinberg of the Associated Press. Griner was not seriously injured, suffering only a small cut on her elbow, according to her agent Lindsay Kagawa Colas. Griner's teammate with the Beijing Great Wall was also stabbed, but did no ...
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Brittney Griner Fends Off Knife Attack With The Ol’ ‘Puffy Jacket’ Suit Of Armor

Nov 4 2014 3:49pm CST | Source: SportsGrid

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Brittney Griner Sustains Small Cut in Attack by Man with Knife in China

Nov 4 2014 3:48pm CST | Source: Bleacher Report

WNBA superstar Brittney Griner was the victim of an attack in China on Monday, though she was not seriously injured.    According to Griner's agent, speaking to Doug Feinberg of The Associated Press (via ABC News), Griner was cut with a knife by a man while getting back on a team bus: Agent Lindsay Kagawa Colas said Griner sustained a small cut as her team was boarding a bus after practice Monday in what she called a random atta ...
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Griner cut but OK after knife attack in China

Nov 4 2014 3:25pm CST | Source: Sportsnet.ca

The agent for Brittney Griner tells The Associated Press that the basketball star was cut by a man in a knife attack in China but didn’t need to go to the hospital. Agent Lindsay Kagawa Colas said Tuesday that Griner sustained a small cut when the man swiped at her elbow as her team was boarding a bus after practice. Colas said the 6-foot-8 Griner didn’t require stitches. The attack occurred Monday. It was not immediately clear in which city ...
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