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Saina, Srikanth enter finals at CWG

Press Trust of India  |  Gold Coast 

London bronze medallist and newly-crowned world no 1 Kidambi progressed to the finals of the women's and men's singles events respectively in the competition of the 21st here today.

Saina, who had clinched the gold in 2010 but missed the 2014 Games due to injuries, staved off a challenge from Scotland's Kristy Gilmour, a silver at four years ago, 21-14 18-21 21-17 in 68 minutes.

She will play either compatriot P V Sindhu or defending champion of

Srikanth, playing on court 1, saw off 2010 silver medallist of England 21-10 21-17 in just over half an hour contest.

He will face the winner of the match between HS Prannoy and Malaysia's

Earlier, Ashwini Ponnappa and N Sikki Reddy lost 21-17 15-21 4-21 to Malaysian combo of and in women's doubles. The duo will now play for the bronze medal against local hopes Setyana Mapasa and Gronya Somerville later in the day.

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First Published: Sat, April 14 2018. 09:45 IST