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Saina Nehwal crashes out of Malaysia Masters after losing to Carolina Marin

Kuala Lumpur (Malaysia): Indian shuttler Saina Nehwal on Friday crashed out of Malaysia Masters after losing in the quarterfinals. 

The world number 11 lost against Spanish shuttler Carolina Marin 21-7, 21-7 in straight games. 

Marin had dominance in the whole game and came out with an easy triumph in the 30-minute long clash. 

With Nehwal's loss, India's participation in the competition is over now. Earlier in the day, PV Sindhu faced a defeat at the hands of Taiwan's Tai Tzu-Ying in straight games 21-16, 21-16. 

The clash lasted for 36 minutes and the world number two opponent had the upper hand in the encounter. 

Sindhu on Thursday thrashed Japan's Aya Ohori in straight games 21-10, 21-15 that lasted 34 minutes.

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