Gurusaidatt loses, Indian challenge ends at NZ International

Updated: Apr 02, 2011, 19:22 PM IST

New Delhi: Indian challenge ended at the New Zealand International Challenge badminton tournament after RMV Gurusaidatt lost to Hong Kong`s Wing Ki Wong in a marathon quarter-final contest in Auckland on Saturday.

Gurusaidatt lost 20-22 23-21 16-21 in a match, which lasted over an hour, to bow out of the event.

National champion Arvind Bhat had also crashed out after losing to Chinese Taipei`s Jen Hao Hsu 21-19 21-16 in a hard-fought battle in the pre-quarters.