The Indian doubles staff of Satwiksairaj Rankireddy and Chirag Shetty bagged the French Open Tremendous 750 title late on Sunday after they beat the Taipei pair of Lu Ching Yao and Yang Po Han within the males’s doubles last. The world no.8 staff gained the match 21-12, 21-19 in solely 48 minutes.
This yr has been nice for the Indian duo after they gained the Indian Open Tremendous 500, CWG gold, Thomas Cup, and a bronze medal on the World Championships in August. Coming to the French Open, the Indian staff scalped the Korean pair of Choi Sol Gyu and Kim Gained Ho, within the semis on Saturday.
In the meantime, all the opposite Indians within the fray had a horrible outing within the event, be it in singles or doubles.
Then again, India’s Sankar Muthusamy misplaced the ultimate of the boys’s singles competitors on the BWF Junior World Championship towards Kuo KL of Chinese language Taipei in straight video games 14-21, 20-22. The Indian regarded off-color on the day however nonetheless did effectively sufficient within the championship to accept a silver.
That is solely the second time any Indian male shuttler has made it to the ultimate of the occasion, after Lakshya Sen in 2018. Sankar was gradual off the blocks and performed a catch-up sport all through the match. Though there have been occasions within the match when he may have made a comeback, however his defensive play didn’t enable that.
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