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Spain Masters: Satwiksairaj Rankireddy-Chirag Shetty Eye Another Title; PV Sindhu, Kidambi Srikanth Look To Regain Form | Badminton News

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Newly-crowned Swiss Open doubles champion Satwiksairaj Rankireddy and Chirag Shetty will look to proceed their constant run, whereas singles stars equivalent to PV Sindhu and Kidambi Srikanth will hope to regain type on the Madrid Spain Masters which will get underway in Madrid on Tuesday. Satwik and Chirag notched up the primary title for India this season once they defeated China’s world No. 21 Ren Xiang Yu and Tan Qiang 21-19 24-22 within the summit conflict of Swiss Open in Basel on Sunday.

The world quantity 6 Indian pair, the 2022 world championships bronze medallists, will eye one other tremendous 300 title once they start their marketing campaign in opposition to Japan’s Ayato Endo and Yuta Takei this week.

While Satwik and Chirag made a mark in Basel final week, the singles stars reduce a sorry determine with Sindhu nonetheless struggling to seek out her toes since getting back from an extended harm layoff and Srikanth unable to seek out any consistency.

Second seed Sindhu, who has not been in a position to cross the second spherical in the previous couple of tournaments in 2023, will start her marketing campaign in opposition to a qualifier and hope to go deep into the draw.

In males’s singles, former world primary Srikanth, seeded fifth, will face Thailand’s Sitthikom Thammasin, whereas nationwide champion Mithun Manjunath is pitted in opposition to Malaysia’s Ng Tze Yong.

Sameer Verma and B Sai Praneeth too are within the fray and can open their campaigns in opposition to Ireland’s Nhat Nguyen and Netherland’s Mark Caljouw respectively.

In girls’s singles, Malvika Bansod will tackle Denmark’s Julie Dawall Jakobsen, whereas Aakarshi Kashyap will struggle it out in opposition to Canada’s sixth seed Michelle Li and Saina Nehwal takes on third seeded Thai Busanan Ongbamrungphan.

Rising males’s doubles pair of MR Arjun and Dhruv Kapila will meet Scotland’s Christopher Grimley and Matthew Grimley, whereas Krishna Prasad Garaga and Vishnuvardhan Goud Panjala will tackle a qualifier.

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