Saina Nehwal and Kidambi Srikanth advances to second round of Malaysia Open
Saina crossed the first round after defeating Indonesian Maria Febe Kudumastuti 21-13, 21-16. Kidambi Srikanth smashed Englishman Rajiv Ouseph 21-10, 15-21, 24-22 in the first round.
Both players who are in superb form after winning India Open Badminton championship looking forward to clinch the $500,000 Malaysia Open too.
Saina will face Chinese qualifier Xue Yao while Srikanth will face Indonesian qualifier Dionysius Hayom Rumbaka in the second round of the tournament.