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Hylo Open 2022: Satwiksairaj-Chirag pair beat England's Rory Easton and Zach Russ to enter quarter-final
Satwiksairaj and Chirag, seeded third in the tournament, beat the English pair of Rory Easton and Zach Russ 22-24 21-15 21-11 in a pre-quarterfinal match that lasted one hour and two minutes.
'Stuff of dreams': Chirag Shetty and Satwiksairaj reflect on winning maiden BWF Super 750 title at French Open
Chirag Shetty and Satwiksairaj Rankireddy are the first Indian doubles pair to win a BWF Super 750 tournament.
French Open Badminton: Satwik-Chirag pair beats Chinese Taipei's Lu Ching Yao and Yang Po Han to win men's doubles title
Satwiksairaj Rankireddy and Chirag Shetty, who had finished runners-up in the 2019 edition, rode on their formidable attack to outwit the 25th ranked Lu and Yang 21-13 21-19 in the summit clash that lasted 48 minutes.
Lakshya Sen defeated compatriot Prannoy Sen to advance to the quarter-finals but lost to Japan's Kodai Naraoka 17-21 12-21 in straight games.
BWF World Championships: Satwik, Chirag rue ‘unlucky situations’ after narrow loss in men’s doubles semis
Satwik and his partner Shetty signed off with a historic bronze medal after going down 22-20 18-21 16-21 to Olympic bronze medallists Aaron Chia and Soh Wooi Yik of Malaysia in the semi-finals
World No 7 Indian pairing squandered an opening game advantage to go down 22-20, 18-21, 16-21 in a pulsating and nerve-wracking hour and 17 minute clash.
World Championships: Satwik-Chirag claim India's first men's doubles medal, HS Prannoy suffers heartbreak
Satwiksairaj Rankireddy and Chirag Shetty dished out a gritty performance to outwit the local favourites and defending champions 24-22, 15-21, 21-14 in an hour and 15 minutes
BWF World Championships: 'Go for gold', Twitterati hail Satwik-Chirag duo after assuring historic medal
Stawik-Chirag's victory in the quarter-finals also guaranteed India's first-ever world championships medal in men's doubles.
Commonwealth Games: Chirag Shetty-Satwiksairaj Rankireddy pair clinch gold in badminton men's doubles
The Satwik-Chirag pair followed double Olympic medallist PV Sindhu and All England runners-up Lakshya Sen, who also won yellow metals on the day.
"The feeling of that week (Thomas Cup triumph) still remains but it's time to get back to training and face the next challenges, starting with the Commonwealth Games, World Championships and Asian Games," said Chirag
It is learnt that Chirag suffered some niggles during the tournament and the pair has informed the Badminton Association of India on Monday about their decision to skip the event this week.
The Satwiksairaj Rankireddy-Chirag Shetty duo hardly broke a sweat to register a 21-13 21-9 victory against the Thai pair of Apiluk Gaterahong and Natchanon Tulamok in 27 minutes.
Riding on his runners-up finish at the Swiss Open, India's HS Prannoy jumped three places to number 23 in the latest BWF rankings, released on Tuesday.
Swiss Open: Kidambi Srikanth makes winning start; Chirag-Satwiksairaj pair stun All England champions
Srikanth defeated Mads Christophersen in straight games in the men's singles opening round. The Indian beat the Danish player 21-16, 21-17 in a match lasting 32 minutes.
Two-time Olympic medallist PV Sindhu and former world number one Kidambi Srikanth remained static at seventh and 10th spots, respectively, even as Satwiksairaj and Chirag moved up two places.
India Open 2022: Lakshya Sen, Chirag Shetty-Satwiksairaj Rankireddy enter final; PV Sindhu out of title race
Sen progressed to the men's singles summit clash with a thrilling win but it was curtains for two-time Olympic medallist P V Sindhu at the India Open in New Delhi on Saturday.
While Sindhu will fancy her chances, retaining the title will still be much easier said than done as she still has to face the likes of ninth seeded Thai Pornpawee Chochuwong, top seed Tai Tzu Ying of Chinese Taipei and Korea's teen sensation An Seyoung.
Tough taskmaster Mulyo, who has coached Athens Olympic gold medallist Taufik Hidayat, had a brief stint in India and is credited for the success of men's singles players like Kidambi Srikanth, B Sai Praneeth and HS Prannoy in 2017.
Satwik and Chirag, ranked 11th in the World, had become the first Indian men's doubles pair to qualify for the prestigious season-ending tournament after finishing at the semifinal stage of the Indonesia Open Super 1000 tournament last week.
World number 14 Srikanth, who had reached the knockout stage in the 2014 edition of the year-ending event, went down 18-21 7-21 to three-time junior world champion Vitidsarn in a 46-minute men's singles match.