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Swiss Open: Satwiksairaj Rankireddy, Chirag Shetty Men’s Doubles Semi

Swiss Open: Satwiksairaj Rankireddy, Chirag Shetty Men's Doubles Semi

Satwiksairaj Rankireddy and Chirag Shetty reached the semi-finals of the Swiss Open.© Twitter


Former champion Kidambi Srikanth entered the Swiss Open men’s singles after a straight game win over sixth seed Kantaphon Wangcharoen of Thailand in a straight game here. World no. 10 Satvikasiraj Rankireddy and Chirag Shetty also advanced to the semi-finals of the 300 after the final four finishes at the Toyota Thailand Open in January, and continued their good run. Fourth seed Srikanth defeated Wangchroen 21-19 21-15 in 44 minutes, while second seed Satwik and Chirag beat fifth seed Ong Yev Sin and Teo Ei Yi 12-21 21-19 21- in the men’s doubles event on Friday night. Defeated 12.

Former World no. 1 Srikkanth, who last made a semi-final appearance in the Hong Kong 500 in November 2019, will be top seeded and clash with the world. 2 Victor Excelsen of Denmark.

This will be the first clash between the two since their meeting at the 2019 India Open in March.

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Satwik and Chirag will face the sixth-seeded Danish pair of Kim Astrup and Anders Skarup Rasmussen.

Olympic silver medalist PV Sindhu will take on fourth seed Mia Blichfeldt of Denmark for a place in the final.

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