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Singapore Open Badminton LIVE: PV Sindhu, HS Prannoy in ROUND 2, Srikanth OUSTED: India’s 2-time Olympic medallist PV Sindhu, in-form HS Prannoy…
Singapore Open Badminton LIVE: PV Sindhu, HS Prannoy in ROUND 2, Srikanth OUSTED: India’s 2-time Olympic medallist PV Sindhu, in-form HS Prannoy have eased into the Round of 16 of Singapore Open 2022. In the 1st round action, Sindhu without much fuss defeated Lianne Tan of Belgium. Sindhu won 21-15, 21-11. Meanwhile World No.11 Kidambi Srikanth was ousted in ROUND 1 by compatriot Mithun Manjunath. In another shocker, India’s Ashmitha Chaliha has beaten 7th seed Busanan Ongbamrungphan of Thailand in straight games: Follow Singapore Open Live updates on Insidesport.IN
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In-form HS Prannoy also defeated Thailand’s Sitthikom Thammasin in straight games 21-13, 21-17
Saina Nehwal beat Malvika Bansod: The most anticipated match action on opening day between Saina Nehwal and young Malvika Bansod turned out to be damp squib. Bansod fell flat in front of experience of Saina. Once the former World No. 1 took the GAME 1 by 21-18 it was one way traffic. Saina won the 2nd by 21-14.
Parupalli Kashyap vs Jonatan Christie: But husband P.Kashyap has gone down easily to very experienced and agile Jonatan Christie in opening round. Kashyap lost the GAME and match – 21-14, 21-15
This is the last tournament before the Indian team proceeds for Commonwealth Games 2022.
First Round matches on Wednesday
Kidambi Srikanth LOSE to (Qualifier) 17-21, 21-15, 18-21
HS Prannoy DEFEAT Sitthikom Thammasin – 21-13, 21-17
Parupalli Kashyap LOST to Jonatan Christie 14-21, 15-21
Sameer Verma LOST TO Li Shifeng – 10-21, 13-21
PV Sindhu BEAT Lianne Tan 21-15, 21-11
Busanan Ongbamrungphan LOST to Ashmitha Chaliha: 16-21, 11-21
Saina Nehwal Defeat Malvika Bansod: 21-18, 21-14
Pooja Dandu / Arathi Sunil vs Hu Ling-fang / Lin Xiao-Min
Nithin / Poorvisha Ram BEAT Misha Zilberman / Svetlana Zilberman – 21-15, 21-14
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Kidambi Srikanth vs Mithun Manjunath
Manjunath, who had reached the finals of Orleans Masters Super 100 in April this year, beat world No. 11 Srikanth 21-17 15-21 21-18 in the opening round contest which lasted exactly an hour.
Manjunath, 24, came out all guns blazing as he dominated the opening game after taking an early 6-2 lead. He kept Srikanth at bay to comfortably seal the opening game. Srikanth, however, turned the tables after the change of sides as he enjoyed a 11-8 cushion at the break and kept extending his lead to come back into the contest.
The decider turned into a roller-coaster ride with the two slugging it out but it was Manjunath, who showed better control as he ensured a slender one-point advantage at the breather. Srikanth managed to take a 16-15 lead at one stage but Manjunath didn’t let the opportunity slip and reeled off the last three points from 18-18 to notch up one of the biggest win of his nascent international career.
The world No. 77 Indian, a product of the Prakash Padukone Badminton Academy, will next take on Ireland’s Nhat Nguyen.
PV Sindhu vs Lianne Tan
Two-time Olympic medallist P V Sindhu moved into the second round as she prevailed 21-15 21-11 over Belgium world No. 36 Lianne Tan in women’s singles.
Sindhu took time to get off the block, lagging 1-4 but she pulled away from 7-7 to never look back. After 11-8 lead at the mid-game interval, she kept moving ahead to pocket the opening game.
She continued the momentum in the second game with a 5-1 advantage. A three-point burst helped Tan to narrow the lead but a relentless Sindhu stepped up her game to seal the issue without much ado.
Saina Nehwal vs Malvika Bansod
Veteran shuttler Saina Nehwal will begin her campaign against compatriot Malvika Bansod. Saina Nehwal is struggling for form this year and is eyeing to find back her touch. Nehwal has never gone past the second round this year and will look to break the streak at Singapore. Meanwhile, Bansod is ranked 50th in the world was runner-up at Syed Modi International earlier this yera. It was her best performance so far. This will be the second time, both the players will be up against each other. They last met this year at the Indian Open with Bansod winning the match in straight sets.
Where to watch Singapore Open 2022 badminton live in India? The Singapore Open 2022 badminton will be telecasted live on the Voot Select in English Language. The coverage will begin from the quarter-finals stage, which begins on July 15. However, the first two round matches will be streamed live at BWF TV’s
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