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India Open Highlights: Satwik-Chirag through to next round, Srikanth loses

Catch all the live updates of the Round of 32 matches of India Open Super 750 in New Delhi on Wednesday.

Satwiksairaj Rankireddy and Chirag Shetty Badminton

Satwiksairaj Rankireddy and Chirag Shetty (Source: BAI)


The Bridge Desk

Updated: 18 Jan 2024 7:44 AM GMT

The second day of India Open Super 750 takes place at the KD Jadhav Indoor Hall at IG Stadium, New Delhi.

India's no.1 men's doubles pairing of Satwiksairaj Rankireddy and Chirag Shettyclinches win in their first round clash against Fang-Chih Lee and Fang-Jen Lee of Chinese Taipei in a 78-minute long match and seal their spot in the second round.

In men singles, Kidambi Srikanth suffered a straight-game (22-24, 13-21) defeat to Lee Cheuk of Hong Kong despite having a big lead in the first game. He was leading 17-14 in the first game but then give 6 straight points to Lee Cheuk Yiu after making many errors.

In women singles, Aakarshi Kashyap was the lone compatriot for India but loses her match to the Olympic champion Chen Yufei of China.

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