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Swiss Open 2022: Kidambi Srikanth makes winning start

Other Indians in fray, PV Sindhu, Saina Nehwal and Parupalli Kashyap play their opening matches later

Kidambi Srikanth Badminton
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Kidambi Srikanth (Source: BWF) 

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Updated: 23 March 2022 2:44 PM GMT

Seventh seed Kidambi Srikanth defeated Mads Christophersen in straight games in the men's singles opening round of Swiss Open badminton on Wednesday.

The Indian beat the Danish player 21-16, 21-17 in a match lasting 32 minutes.

Third seeds Chirag Shetty and Satwiksairaj Rankireddy got past Indonesia's Muhammad Shohibul Fikri and Bagas Mauland after losing the first game. The final scoreline read 17-21, 21-11, 21-18.

Other Indians in fray, PV Sindhu, Saina Nehwal and Parupalli Kashyap play their opening matches later on Wednesday.

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