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 semifinal 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 Super 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 Super 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.
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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