Thu. Apr 25th, 2024
Kidambi Srikanth storms into semis; Priyanshu and Kiran lose

Experienced Indian shuttler Kidambi Srikanth ongoing his stellar run in the Swiss Open Super 300 match and stormed into the semi-last on Friday evening.

Going through Chia Hao Lee of Chinese Taipei in the quarters, Srikanth won 21-10, 21-14.

Srikanth began strongly towards the Chinese Taipei shuttler and raced to a guide of 7-1 in early exchanges. Lee attempted to occur again and took three consecutive details but Srikanth activated his beast mode to guide 11-5 at the split.

He continued his onslaught just after the break with a mix of drops and smashes successful the first sport 21-10.

Lee, who defeated Lakshya Sen yesterday, induced a few of mistakes from Srikanth in the second video game and was tied at 8-8 but the Indian shuttler uncovered further gear with his attack and knocked out Lee profitable the next recreation 21-14.

Srikanth will play Lin Chun Yi of Chinese Taipei in the semi-ultimate.

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In the other men’s singles matches, Priyanshu Rajawat and Kiran George lost their matches respectively.

Whilst Priyanshu went down against Chou Tien Chen in straight games (15-21, 19-21), Kiran missing to Rasmus Gemke (23-21, 17-21, 15-21).

Treesa Jolly and Gayatri Gopichand bowed out following a disappointing straight-recreation defeat to Australia’s Setyana Mapasa and Angela Yu on Friday.

The Commonwealth Online games bronze medallists, seeded eight in this article, went down 14-21 15-21 in 35 minutes to the unseeded Australian duo.

The Indian pair struggled from the commencing and was taking part in capture up the entire match as Mapasa and Yu brushed aside the globe No. 26 duo with relieve.

Treesa and Gayatri now share the 14th position in the Olympic Video games qualification position. The decline will hurt their probabilities of earning the cut for the Paris Olympics afterwards this yr.

In doubles, two pairs can qualify only if they are both of those in the leading 8 by the finish of April rankings, or else the top rated pair within globe range 16 will make the reduce for the Olympics.

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