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Oct 16, 2012 at 10:32pm IST

Shuttler Anand Pawar reaches main draw of Denmark Open

Odense: Indian shuttler Anand Pawar notched up straight-game victories in the men's singles qualifying matches and cruised to the main draw of the Denmark Super Series here on Tuesday.

World number 51 Anand thrashed Russian Ivan Sozonov 21-7, 21-7 in his first match and then tamed Thailand's Tanongsak Saensomboonsuk 21-19, 21-16 to set up a clash with fifth seeded Japanese Sho Sasaki in the main draw on Wednesday.

London Olympics bronze medallist Saina Nehwal, along with other Indians Sourabh Verma and Ajay Jayaram, will also start their campaign on Wednesday.

Shuttler Anand reaches main draw of Denmark Open

He will meet fifth seeded Japanese Sho Sasaki in the main draw on Wednesday.

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