India Open Badminton: Major DISAPPOINTMENT for India, Title defenders Satwik-Chirag RULED OUT with INJURY, Lakshya Sen & Saina Nehwal face DEFEAT on Day 3 – Check Highlights

India Open Badminton: India Open 2023: It is a huge blow to the Indian campaign at the India Open 2023. Satwiksairaj Rankireddy…

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India Open Badminton: India Open 2023: It is a huge blow to the Indian campaign at the India Open 2023. Satwiksairaj Rankireddy and Chirag Shetty will have been ruled out of the tournament. Coach Mathias Boe confirmed the development ahead of their Round of 16 matches against China’s Ou Xuanyi and Liu Yuchen. Meanwhile, defending champion Lakshya Sen lost his second-round contest against Denmark’s Rasmus Gemke. In the Women’s Singles, Saina Nehwal also gets defeated by China’s Chen Yufei in a straight game. And with these losses, Indian fans suffered major disappointment, as the Indian challenge ends at India Open. Follow India Open Badminton Live with InsideSport.IN

India Open 2023: Major DISAPPOINTMENT for Indians, Title defenders Satwik, Chirag RULED OUT as Lakshya Sen, Saina Nehwal & other Indians face DEFEAT on Day 3 – Check Highlights

India Open Day 3 Highlights: Indian challenge ends at India Open as Saina Nehwal, Lakshya Sen bow out on Day 3 – Watch Highlights 

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The pair, Satwiksairaj Rankireddy and Chirag Shetty were set to play their second-round match on Thursday, 19 January. However, had to pull out, hours away from the game due to a groin injury to Satwiksairaj Rankireddy. The Indian doubles duo won their first-round match defeating Scottish players Christopher Grimley and Mathew Grimley in straight sets. Satwik/Chirag dominated from the word go and sealed the victory by 21-13, 21-15 margin.

World Number 12 Lakshya Sen was astonished by Rasmus Gemke of Denmark in the pre-quarter-finals of the ongoing India Open. India’s sole hope in the men’s singles category and defending champion, Lakshya Sen lost to the Dane in a long match of 80 minutes by 21-16, 15-21, 18-21 .

India Open 2023: Major DISAPPOINTMENT for Indians, Title defenders Satwik, Chirag RULED OUT as Lakshya Sen, Saina Nehwal & other Indians face DEFEAT on Day 3 – Check Highlights

Saina began her India Open campaign, beating Mia Blichfeldt in a 3-game battle and raising hopes of a comeback but the 2-time champion Saina Nehwal was comfortably outclassed by Olympic champion Chen Yu fei. Saina lost in an hour by 9-21, 12-21. Other Men’s Doubles pairs Krishna Garaga & Vishnuvardhan Panjala and Women’s doubles pair Gayatri Gopichand & Treesa Jolly have also been bowed out of the tournament.

India’s campaign came to a disappointing end with star shuttlers PV Sindhu and KIdambi Srikanth suffering opening-round defeats at the India Open.

India Open 2023: Major DISAPPOINTMENT for Indians, Title defenders Satwik, Chirag RULED OUT as Lakshya Sen, Saina Nehwal & other Indians face DEFEAT on Day 3 – Check Highlights

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