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WTT Contender Tunis: Sutirtha/Ayhika down world number 4 to enter final

Ayhika Mukherjee and Sutirtha Mukherjee defeated South Korea's Jeon Jihee and Shin Yubin 3-2 to enter the women's doubles final of WTT Contender Tunis.

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Ayhika Mukherjee and Sutirtha Mukherjee in action (Source: WTT)

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The Bridge Desk

Updated: 24 Jun 2023 2:56 PM GMT

Ayhika Mukherjee and Sutirtha Mukherjee, on Saturday, defeated South Korea's Jeon Jihee and Shin Yubin 3-2 to enter the women's doubles final of the ongoing WTT Contender Tunis.

The Indians bounced back after losing the first game 7-11 to win the next two with an identical score line of 11-9 to take a lead against the top seeded pair.

The South Koreans, however, levelled things up by winning the fourth game 7-11 to push the match into a decider.

Ayhika and Suthirtha displayed immense composure under pressure to win the final set 11-9 to deny the world number 4 and enter their first-ever WTT final.


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