Sachin Tendulkar wished Saina Nehwal the best of luck through his twitter account.
Easily the most belligerent of contemporary shuttlers, Marin is not afraid of using every trick in the book.
The World No. 3 defeated the unseeded Sun 21-13 21-13 in a match that lasted for 50 minutes.
Saina Nehwal's fitness will be tested severly solely by the high pace at which Yihan plays.
Gutta and Ponappa suffered straight-game defeat at the hands of top seeded Chinese duo of Tian Qing and Zhao Yunlei.
Saina scraped past Marin 19-21 25-23 21-16 in a see-saw battle; Kashyap defeated Srikanth.
Saina didn't have to break much sweat as she disposed off 4th seed Nichaon Jindapon of Thailand 21-10 21-16.