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Saina Nehwal crashes out of Indonesia Open

ANI  |  Jakarta [Indonesia] 

In what may come as a major blow to the Indian fans, ace shuttler crashed out of the Indonesia Super Series after going down against Thailand's Nitchaon Jindapol here on Thursday.

After suffering a defeat in the first game, Nehwal rebounded strongly in the second before again going down to end up with a 15-21, 21-6, 21-16 defeat against her Thailand opponent in a thrilling clash that lasted 63 minutes.

Earlier this month, the 27-year-old Hyderabadi had made it to the semi-finals of the Thailand Open before losing to Thailand's Busanan Ongbamrungphan 17-13, 13-9.

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First Published: Thu, June 15 2017. 18:22 IST