June 9, 2024


Day With badminton

PV Sindhu, Saina Nehwal, Kidambi Srikanth Cruise To Second Round

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India started off off their marketing campaign on a rousing observe at the Swiss Open 2022 badminton event as top rated shuttlers PV Sindhu, Saina Nehwal, Kidambi Srikanth registered wins in their respective singles encounters on Wednesday. (Extra Badminton Information)

The men’s doubles pair of Chirag Shetty and Satwiksairaj Rankireddy stunned All England Open up champions Muhammad Shohibul Fikri and Bagas Maulana to progress in the next round. Sindhu, who was the penultimate Indian to compete on the day defeated Line Hojmark Kjaersfeldt 21-14, 21-12.

Sindhu, an Olympic double medallist, will subsequent facial area Neslihan Yigit of China in the women’s singles. Ashmita Chaliha scripted a occur-from-powering win about France’s LéOnice Huet, prevailing 19-21, 21-10, 21-11. Chaliha faces eighth-seed Kirsty Gilmour up coming.

Later in the working day, London Olympics bronze medallist Saina outplayed Yaelle Hoyaux 21-8, 21-13 in her opening round fixture. Nehwal will play Indian-origin American Kisona Selvaduray in her up coming round, Nevertheless, it was curtains for youngsters Aakarshi Kashyap and Malvika Bansod.

Bansod and Kashyap missing to Qi Xuefei of France and Yvonne Li Of Germany respectively. Seventh seed Kidambi Srikanth defeated Mads Christophersen in straight video games in the men’s singles opening round. The Indian beat the Danish participant 21-16, 21-17 in a match lasting 32 minutes.

Indian men's doubles pair of Chirag Chetty and Satwiksairaj Rankireddy in action at Swiss Open 2022.&#13
Indian men’s doubles pair of Chirag Chetty and Satwiksairaj Rankireddy in motion at Swiss Open up 2022. BAI

Srikanth will subsequent play Christo Popov of France. Parupalli Kashyap as well cruised to a 21-17, 21-9 win more than France’s Enogat Roy to enter the second round. He is facing globe No.1, Viktor Axelsen, following. In an all-India contest, HS Prannoy pipped B Sai Praneeth 25-23, 21-16 in a tight match lasting 48 minutes.

Prannoy faces Kalle Koljonen’s Finnish problem future. Third seeds Shetty and Rankireddy missing the opening round in opposition to the Indonesian pair but arrived back again in the next rounds to acquire 17-21, 21-11, 21-18.

The blended doubles duo of Ashwini Ponnappa and Sumeeth Reddy dropped their very first-round match and so did the women’s doubles mix of Treesa Jolly and Gayatri Gopichand.

The Chinese badminton staff pulled out of the Super 300 tournament which commenced on Tuesday owing to various COVID-19 cases and accidents to its gamers

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