Shuttlers Pawar, Saili in Scottish Open quarters

Shuttlers Pawar, Saili in Scottish Open quarters

181Glasgow, Nov 21 (IANS) Indian shuttlers Anand Pawar and Saili Rane reached the quarterfinals of their respective categories at the $50,000 Scottish Open Grand Prix here Friday.

Men’s singles seventh seed Pawar defeated Dutch Erik Meijs 21-17, 21-17 in 43 minutes at the Emirates Arena. With the win the Mumbaikar extended his career record to 3-0 against Meijs.

Later, Saili had a tough first outing against English Fontaine Mica Chapman but eventually came out on top by winning 21-16, 17-21, 21-18 in 57 minutes.

Both will play their last eight matches later in the day.

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