Orleans Masters Badminton LIVE: Mithun Manjunath scripts history, beats Christian Adinata in straight sets to storm in FINALS- Check out

Orleans Masters Badminton LIVE: Manjunath beats Adinata: India’s Mithun Manjunath stormed his way into the finals of Orleans Masters as he defeated…

Orleans Masters Badminton LIVE: Mithun Manjunath favourite against Indonesia's Christian Adinata in semifinals - Follow Manjunath vs Adinata LIVE 
Orleans Masters Badminton LIVE: Mithun Manjunath favourite against Indonesia's Christian Adinata in semifinals - Follow Manjunath vs Adinata LIVE 

Orleans Masters Badminton LIVE: Manjunath beats Adinata: India’s Mithun Manjunath stormed his way into the finals of Orleans Masters as he defeated Indonesia’s Christian Adinata 21-18, 21-14 in the semifinals on Saturday. Manjunath, is the only singles player prevailing in the Orleans Masters from the country. He will meet France’s Toma Junior Popov in the finals on Sunday. Follow InsideSport.IN for more updates. 

Orleans Masters Badminton LIVE: Mithun Manjunath scripts history, beats Christian Adinata in straight sets to storm in FINALS- Check out

  • Adinata once again hits in the net as Manjunath storms his way into the final.
  • Adinata makes a net error as Manjunath reaches match point.
  • Adinata hits in the net as Manjunath enters the break with a 11-9 lead.
  • 8-9 Manjunath makes two back-to-back net errors to give the lead to Adinata
  • Manjunath takes back the lead with a smash leads 7-6.
  • Adinata however makes a good comeback with a cross-court smash to lead 6-5.
  • Manjunath leads 4-2.

Game 2 

  • Manjunath continued to maintain the lead and won the set with a short that was misjudged by Adinata to win the set 21-18.
  • Adinata hits behind the backline to help Manjunath take back the lead 16-15.
  • Manjunath hits behind the backline to help Adinata take the lead for the first time in the game  13-14
  • Adinata however came back with four consecutive points to level the scores 12-12.
  • Manjunath enters the break with a 11-7 lead.
  • Manjunath take early lead 3-2

Game 1

Manjunath entered the semis by defeating Hong Kong’s Chan Yin Chak in the quarterfinal in straight sets while Adinatha, who entered the tournament as a qualifier won against France’s Arnaud Merkle in three sets to enter the last-four.

  • Mithun Manjunath started the year with the India Open, he had to withdraw from the tournament in the second round after testing Covid Positive.
  • He then played the Syed Modi International and was the only Indian to qualify for the semis in Men’s singles, where he lost to Arnaud Merkle.
  • In the Odisha Open, he lost to compatriot Pawan Rajawat in the quarterfinal.
  • Before Orleans Masters, he played in the Polish Open and made a third round exit after losing to Lim Chong King in straight sets.
  • At the Orleans Masters, he faced compatriots Katikey Kumar and Siddharth Pratap Singh in the first two rounds and defeated them in straight sets.
  • He then clinched an upset win over second seed Hans-Kristian Vittinghus after fighting back from one set down.
  • In the quarterfinals, he stormed past qualifier Chan Yin Chak to reach the semis. He is looking to win his first title this year.

 

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