MACAU: The lone and top women doubles pair from India found it hard to progress to the next round in the progressing 2015 Macau Open at the Tap Seac Multisport Pavilion, here in Macau on Wednesday.
The top pair and the second seed here was bundled out by the unseeded Japanese pair Yuki FUKUSHIMA and Sayaka HIROTA 21-16, 21-15 in just 36 minutes.
The first game saw a good progress in Jwala, Ashwini pair until 7-7 and after that the girls were not in the game and the Japanese girls were moving ahead of the Indian pair comfortably and won the game 21-16. Even though the Indian pair rallied back to catch up with the Japanese pair, the Japanese pair never let the Indian girls to equalize the scores and that made the difference for the Japanese pair winning the first game 21-16.
In the second game, it was a mere battle fought by the Indian pair. The only time the Two team levelled their scores was at 2-2 when the Indian pair started the lead 2-0 against the Japanese pair. It was the replica of the first game where the Japanese girls bundled the second game and the match at 21-15.