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Korea Open 2022, Day 3 LIVE: Lakshya loses, Sindhu, Srikanth, Satwik-Chirag enter quarters— Scores, Updates, Results, Blog

Indian shuttlers like PV Sindhu, Kidambi Srikanth and Satwik-Chirag entered the quarterfinals while others bowed out at the Korea Open 2022.

PV Sindhu Lakshya Sen Korea Open 2022
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PV Sindhu and Lakshya Sen  (Source: Getty, BAI)

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The Bridge Desk

Updated: 7 April 2022 8:18 AM GMT

Welcome to the live blog of The Bridge from the pre-quarterfinals day of the Korea Open 2022!

To begin the day, a major upset has already taken place with Lakshya Sen losing in straight sets, 22-20, 21-9 to Indonesian World No. 24 player Shesar Hiren Rhustavito quite surprisingly. The pair of Ashwini Ponnappa-Sumeeth Reddy also lost a three-set battle, 20-22, 21-18, 14-21.

On the other hand, youngster Malvika Bansod also couldn't stave off Thai sensation Pornpawee Chochuwong and lost, 21-8, 21-14.

In men's doubles, the pair of MR Arjun and Dhruv Kapila retired after playing for just 8 minutes against the Daddies from Indonesia - Hendra Setiawan and Mohammad Ahsan.

PV Sindhu made a dominant show against Japan's Aya Ohori and stormed into the quarterfinals, 21-15, 21-10 while Kidambi Srikanth also won, 21-18, 21-6 against Israel's Misha Zilberman to enter the last eight.

Finally, in another men's doubles, the third-seeded pair of Satwiksairaj Rankireddy-Chirag Shetty also made it to the quarters defeating the Singaporean pair of Hee Yong Kai Terry and Loh Kean Hean, 21-15, 21-19.

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