Xuerui continues march

Li Xuerui continued her good form at the Bonny China Masters as she advanced to the last eight on Thursday.

The Chinese player came back from a game down to defeat Ayumi Mine 21-23, 21-10, 21-8 in a thrilling encounter on the courts of the Xincheng Gymnasium in the Olympic Sports Center in Jiangsu, China.

The win sees the top seed book a last eight match against fellow countryman and sixth seed He Bingjiao, who defeated Japan’s Kaori Imabeppu 21-12, 21-16 later in the day.

In other results, fourth seed Pusarla V. Sindhu trounced Chien Hui Yu 21-9, 21-17, while fifth seed Sun Yu overcame Saena Fangjie 21-17, 21-14.