Saina enters semis of Badminton Asia Championships

Wuhan (China), April 29 (IANS) Indian star Saina Nehwal defeated World No.5 Shixian Wang of China to enter the women’s singles semi-finals at the Badminton Asia Championships here on Friday.

Fifth seeded Saina outclassed third seeded Shixian 21-16 21-19 in 56 minutes to advance at the Wuhan Sports Centre.

With this win, 26-year-old Saina equalised 7-7 in career meetings against the 2010 World Championship bronze medallist.

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