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Dey, Mookerjee advance to quarters of Swiss Open

Press Trust of India  |  Basel (Switzerland) 

and advanced to men's and women's singles quarterfinals respectively of the Swiss Open badminton tournament here on Thursday.

Dey registered a hard-fought 12-21 22-20 21-17 win over fifth seed Jonatan Christie of in a men's singles contest that lasted one hour and 11 minutes, while Mookerjee made it to the quarterfinals after her opponent from Canada, retired hurt when the score read 18-16 in favour of the Indian.

Dey will face reigning Olympic champion and two-time All England champion of in the round of eight, while Mookerjee will take on top seeded Chinese

In women's doubles, Ashwini Ponnappa and N Sikki Reddy registered a straight-game 21-14 21-17 win over the pair of of and of the to enter the quarerfinals.

In mixed doubles, M R Arjun and K Maneesha defeated compatriots Pranaav and N Sikki Reddy 21-16 16-21 21-15 in a 55-minute contest to move into the quarterfinals.

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First Published: Thu, March 14 2019. 21:50 IST