China Open Highlights: Chirag Shetty-Satwiksairaj Rankireddy Knocked Out In Semis
China Open Semi Final Satwiksairaj Rankireddy, Chirag Shetty Highlights: The Indian men's doubles pair had won the Thailand Open 2019.
Chirag Shetty and Satwiksairaj Rankireddy bowed out of the China Open 2019 semi-finals after losing 16-21, 20-22 to the World No.1 pairing of Marcus Fernaldi Gideon-Kevin Sanjaya Sukamuljo from Indonesia. The Indian pair put up a strong fight, especially in the second game, but it was not enough against the top-seeded duo. Chirag Shetty-Satwiksairaj Rankireddy beat the Chinese pair of Li Junhui-Liu Yu Chen 21-19, 21-15 to enter men's doubles semi-finals of the China Open on Friday. The pair of Chirag Shetty-Satwiksairaj Rankireddy had earlier lost the final of French Open 2019 to Marcus Fernaldi Gideon and Kevin Sanjaya Sukamuljo.
Badminton Highlights: Satwiksairaj Rankireddy, Chirag Shetty China Open Semi Final in Fuzhou
- 16:13 (IST)End of the road for Satwiksairaj and ChiragThe pair punched above their weight to get to the semi-finals and will be impressed with yet another good tournament, but there will be no finals for them this time. They fought hard against the top-seeded pair and showed heart, but in the end, it wasn't to be