Jakarta, June 16 Asian champions Satwiksairaj Rankireddy and Chirag Shetty trounced world no. 1 home-favorite males’s doubles pair Fajar Alfian and Muhammad Rian Ardianto to enter the semifinal of the continued Indonesia Open, a BWF Tremendous 1000 badminton match, right here on Friday.
The duo of Satwik and Chirag registered a simple 21-13, 21-13 victory over the Indonesians in 41 minutes.
Satwik and Chirag will play the winner of the quarterfinal between Korean duo of Min Hyuk Kang and Seung Jae Search engine optimisation and Indonesia’s Leo Rolly Carnando and Daniel Marthin.
Within the males’s singles, Kidambi Srikanth’ marketing campaign got here to an finish within the quarterfinal after shedding a hard-fought battle to China’s Li Shi Feng. Srikanth suffered a 14-21, 21-14, 12-21 loss in a single hour and 9 minutes towards world No.10 Chinese language.
With this win, Feng equalled the head-to-head document towards Srikanth, which stands at 1-1.
Later, Malaysia Masters champion Prannoy HS bought the higher of world no. 4 Kodai Naraoka of Japan 21-18, 21-16 in straight video games to safe his spot within the semifinals.
This was Prannoy’s first win over the Japanese in 5 conferences. The pair’s final assembly was within the Singapore Open final week, the place Naraoka ousted the Indian within the opening spherical.
Prannoy will subsequent face both prime seed Viktor Axelsen of Denmark or third seed Taipei shuttler Chou Tien Chen.
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