File picture of Chirag Shetty and Satwiksairaj Rankireddy.© AFP
The Indian males’s doubles pair of Satwiksairaj Rankireddy and Chirag Shetty beat China’s Tang Qian and Ren Yu Xiang 21-19 and 24-22 to win the boys’s doubles title in Swiss Open Super Series 300 2023 on Sunday. Satwik and Chirag, the 2022 World Championships bronze medallist, have been concerned in a closely-fought affair with the Chinese pair. The second-seeded Indian pair, the 2022 World Championships bronze medallist, was strong in defence and dished out an attacking recreation to outwit the world No. 21 pair 21-19, 24-22 in 54 minutes.
It was the primary title of the season for India with Satwik and Chirag placing to relaxation the frustration of final week’s All England Championships the place they’d exited within the second spherical.
Overall, it was the fifth profession world tour title for the Indian pair, who had claimed the India Open and French Open final yr, apart from securing the Thailand Open in 2019 and Hyerabad Open in 2018.
Satwik and Chirag had additionally received the 2022 Commonwealth Games gold.
The high India males’s doubles badminton pair had earlier superior to the ultimate of the event after beating the Malaysian pair of Ong Yew Sin and Teo Ee Yi. The world quantity six India doubles pair had defeated their world quantity eight opponents by 21-19, 17-21, 21-17 in a highly-competitive semi-final match.
With PTI inputs
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