Malaysia Open: Satwiksairaj Rankireddy & Chirag Shetty enter into semi-finals
The second-seeded men’s doubles pairing of Satwiksairaj Rankireddy and Chirag Shetty entered into the semi-finals of the Malaysia Open Super 1000 event. In just 34 minutes, the Indian World No. 2 duo defeated China’s World No. 32 pairing of He Ji Ting and Ren Xiang Yu by 21-11, 21-8.
Rankireddy-Shetty Advance at Malaysian Open
In Malaysian Open Badminton Tournament, India’s Ashwini Ponnappa and Tanisha Crasto registered a brilliant win against the world number nine pair of Mayu Matsumoto and Wakana Nagahara of Japan in the women’s doubles. The Indian pair won a three-game thriller by 21-19, 13-21, 21-15 to enter the quarter finals.
In Men’s doubles, the second-seeded pair of Satwiksairaj Rankireddy and Chirag Shetty also entered the quarter final by defeating Lucas Corvee and Ronan Laba of France by 21-11, 21-18. Meanwhile Kidambi Srikanth lost the pre-quarter to Ng Ka Long Angus of Hongkong by 13-21, 17-21.