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China Open: Ponnappa, Jwala in quarter-finals

November 24, 2011 21:27 IST

India's formidable duo of Jwala Gutta and Ashwini Ponnappa advanced to the women's doubles quarter-finals of the China Open badminton after eking out an easy 21-9, 21-12 victory over Iris Wang and Rena Wang of USA, in Shanghai, on Thursday.

They will next play Japanse Mizuki Fujii and Reika Kakiiwa, seeded third in the tournament.

Gutta and V Diju, however, exited from the mixed doubles, losing to third seeds Joachim Fischer Nielsen and Christinna Pedersen of Scotland 14-21, 14-21 in the second round.

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