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Badminton World Championships LIVE: Having already scripted history by becoming the first Indian men’s doubles pair to have confirmed a podium finish…

Badminton World Championships LIVE: Satwiksairaj Rankireddy and Chirag Shetty look to seal spot in final, face Malaysia's Aaron Chia & Soh Wooi Yik in Men's doubles semifinal - Follow LIVE updates
Badminton World Championships LIVE: Satwiksairaj Rankireddy and Chirag Shetty look to seal spot in final, face Malaysia’s Aaron Chia & Soh Wooi Yik in Men’s doubles semifinal – Follow LIVE updates

Badminton World Championships LIVE: Having already scripted history by becoming the first Indian men’s doubles pair to have confirmed a podium finish at the World Championships, Satwiksairaj Rankireddy and Chirag Shetty are now eyeing a spot in the final of the tournament. The seventh seeded duo face Malaysia’s sixth seeded pair Aaron Chia and Soh Wooi Yik in the semifinal of the World Championship on Saturday. Follow BWF World Championships LIVE updates on InsideSport.IN 

Badminton World Championships LIVE: Satwiksairaj Rankireddy and Chirag Shetty look to seal spot in final, face Malaysia’s Aaron Chia & Soh Wooi Yik in Men’s doubles semifinal – Follow LIVE updates

  • Satwiksairaj Rankireddy and Chirag Shetty entered the World Championship after winning the gold medal in Men’s Doubles at the Commonwealth Games 2022.
  • The Indian pair received a bye to the second round and they started the campaign with a dominant straight set victory against Anibal Marroquin and Jonathan Solis.
  • They faced Denmark’s Lasse Molhede and Jeppe Bay in the third round and won the contest 21-12, 21-10.
  • In the quarterfinal, they were up against second seeded Japanese pair Takuro Hoki and Yugo Kobayashi. It was a closely fought contest that stretched into the third game, but the Indian duo won the contest 24-22, 15-21, 21-14 to storm into the semifinal.
  • With the victory they have confirmed a bronze medal in the tournament but the world no.7 pair are looking for a higher podium finish.
  • Apart from winning the gold medal at the CWG 2022, the Indian duo won the title at the Indian Open earlier this year by defeating Indonesia’s Mohammad Ahsan and Hendra Setiawan in straight games in the final.
  • They also reached the quarterfinals at the All England Open, Korea Open and Badminton Asia Championship.
Badminton World Championships LIVE: Satwiksairaj Rankireddy and Chirag Shetty look to seal spot in final, face Malaysia's Aaron Chia & Soh Wooi Yik in semifinal - Follow LIVE updates 
Badminton World Championships LIVE: Satwiksairaj Rankireddy and Chirag Shetty look to seal spot in final, face Malaysia’s Aaron Chia & Soh Wooi Yik in semifinal – Follow LIVE updates
  • Meanwhile Malaysia’s Aaron Chia and Soh Wooi Yik have shown great form in the tournament as they are yet to drop a single game.
  • They received a bye to the second round and defeated Chinese Taipei’s Lu Ching-yao and Yang Po-han 22-20, 21-18.
  • In the second round, they face fellow compatriots Goh Sze Fei and Nur Izzuddin, who were the 11th seed in the tournament and won the match comfortable 21-17, 21-19.
  • They entered the semifinals after a 21-18, 21-16 victory over South Korea’s Choi Sol-gyu and Seo Seung-jae in straight games in the quarterfinal.
  • The Malaysian duo’s best performance this year is a runner-up finish at the Badminton Asia Championships. They also reached the semifinals at Swiss Open , Thailand Open, Indonesia Open and Malaysia Open.

Badminton World Championships LIVE: Satwiksairaj Rankireddy and Chirag Shetty look to seal spot in final, face Malaysia’s Aaron Chia & Soh Wooi Yik in Men’s doubles semifinal – Follow LIVE updates

 

 

 





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