BWF World Tour Finals: Chirag Shetty-Satwiksairaj Rankireddy pull out due to injury, say “World Championships more important”
BWF World Tour Finals – Chirag Shetty-Satwiksairaj Rankireddy pull out: India men’s doubles duo of Chirag Shetty and Satwiksairaj Rankireddy on Thursday…
BWF World Tour Finals – Chirag Shetty-Satwiksairaj Rankireddy pull out: India men’s doubles duo of Chirag Shetty and Satwiksairaj Rankireddy on Thursday pulled out of the ongoing BWF World Tour Finals due to an injury.
“MD pair @Shettychirag04 & @satwiksairaj have decided to pull out of the ongoing #BWFWorldTourFinals2021 due to an injury. Comeback stronger champs,” BAI Media tweeted. On Wednesday, in the men’s doubles, on Court 2, Denmark’s Kim Astrup and Anders Skaarup Rasmussen thrashed Satwiksairaj Rankireddy and Chirag Shetty. The Danes strolled to victory, 21-16 21-5 in 40 minutes.
Comeback stronger champs! 💪
— BAI Media (@BAI_Media) December 2, 2021
The BWF World Tour Finals is the season-ending tournament of the BWF World Tour, where the top-eight players/pairs in the season’s rankings are granted entry.
BWF World Tour Finals: The players/pairs are divided into two groups of four each. Each player/pair will play every other player/pair in their group in a round-robin format, with the top-two in each group progressing to the semi-finals.
Groupings: Men’s Singles:
Group A: Viktor Axelsen, Rasmus Gemke, Kento Momota, Lakshya Sen
Group B: Lee Zii Jia, Srikanth Kidambi, Kunlavut Vitidsarn, Toma Junior Popov
Group A: Pornpawee Chochuwong, PV Sindhu, Yvonne Li, Line Christophersen
Group B: Akane Yamaguchi, Busanan Ongbamrungphan, An Se-young, Yeo Jia Min
Group A: Marcus Fernaldi Gideon/ Kevin Sanjaya Sukamuljo, Kim Astrup/ Anders Skaarup Rasmussen, Lee Yang/ Wang Chi-lin, Satwiksairaj Rankireddy/ Chirag Shetty
Group B: Takuro Hoki/ Yugo Kobayashi, Ong Yew Sin/ Teo Ee Yi, Pramudya Kusumawardana, Yeremia Rambitan, Christo Popov/ Toma Junior Popov.
Group A: Nami Matsuyama / Chiharu Shida, Gabriela Stoeva/ Stefani Stoeva, Chloe Birch/ Lauren Smith, Ashwini Ponnappa/ N Sikki Reddy
Group B: Yuta Watanabe/ Arisa Higashino, Mathias Christiansen/ Alexandra Bøje, Tan Kian Meng/ Lai Pei Jing, Chan Peng Soon/ Goh Liu Ying