Saina’s Hyderabad Hotshots needed special performance after losing the last match, and they did achieve a crushing win over the Pune Pistons, replacing them on the top of the Points Table. Ponappa did get a consolation win.
Ajay Jayaram was declared Player of the Tie for his surprise win.
- 1. Men’s Singles: Ajay Jayaram def Tien Minh Nguyen 21-19, 21-8
2. Women’s Singles: Saina Nehwal def Juliane Schenk 17-21, 21-19, 11-6
3. Men’s Doubles: V Shem Goh and KW Lim (HH) def R Kumar and Sanave Thomas (PP) 21 – 19 21 – 16.
4. Men’s Singles: Tanongsak (HH) beats Saurabh Varma (PP) 21-17, 21-18
5. Mixed Doubles: Ponappa/Nielsen beat Pradnya Gadre/Pradnya Gadre 21-11, 21-14