Mon. Apr 22nd, 2024
Treesa/Gayatri reach quarters, Ashwini/Tanisha knocked out

Indian women’s doubles pair of Treesa Jolly and Gayatri Gopichand moved to the quarterfinals of the Swiss Open up when Tanisa Crasto/Ashwini Ponnappa were knocked out on Thursday.

Treesa/Gayatri defeated fellow Indians Priya Konjengbam and Shruti Mishra and they did it with out breaking a lot sweat. The Indian pair gained 21-10, 21-12 in just 36 minutes.

World no. 26 Treesa and Gayatri, who are sharing the 14th put in the Olympic Games qualification position, will face Australia’s Setyana Mapasa and Angela Yu in the following round.

GAYATRI/TREESA REACHES QF 🏸

Gayatri/Treesa defeats compatriots Priya/Shruti in straight games 21-10,21-12 in R16 of #SwissOpen2024 celebration.

QF vs winner of 🇮🇩Kusuma/Pratwi vs 🇦🇺Mapasa/Yu pic.twitter.com/dVYx8xBhts

— Sports ARENA🇮🇳 (@SportsArena1234) March 21, 2024

Later in the working day, Entire world No. 20 Tanisha Crasto and Ashwini Ponnappa, who are 6,296 points ahead of Treesa and Gayatri in the Paris qualification race at 12th spot, misplaced 17-21 16-21 to Japan’s world No. 30 Rui Hirokami and Yuna Kato.

The race for Olympic qualification as a result spiced up in women’s doubles as only the best-ranked Indian pair within the best 16 by April conclusion will slash Paris.

Double Olympic medallist PV Sindhu, in-sort Lakshya Sen, Kidambi Srikanth, Kiran George, and Priyanshu Rajawat will be in motion in the singles party afterwards in the day.

The major encounter-off will be concerning Sindhu and 17-12 months-aged Tomoka Miyazaki, who claimed the gold medal at the 2022 Globe Junior Championships and is coming into the event soon after winning her maiden Super 300 crown at the Orleans Masters in France previous week.

Sen will consider on Chia Hao Lee of Chinese Taipei, although Srikanth will confront top seed Lee Zii Jia.

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