• Ace Indian shuttler Saina Nehwal came from behind to notch up a hard-fought victory over Juan Gu of Singapore in the first round match of the Malaysian Open Super Series in Kuala Lumpur.
  • The Indian will next take on Shao Chieh Cheng of Chinese Taipei, who she had recently defeated in Korea Open Super Series in the second round.
  • Jwala and Diju will now face the Malaysian pair of Peng Soon Chan and Liu Ying Goh in the second round.