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Srikanth reached the semi-finals of a event after about 15 months. The final time they reached the semi-finals of the Hong-Kong Tremendous 500 event was in November 2019. (File picture)
India’s star shuttler Kidambi Srikanth reached the semi-finals of the Swiss Open Males’s Singles. He defeated sixth-seeded Thailand’s Katampo Wangcheron in straight video games within the quarter-finals. They’ve reached the semi-finals of a event after 15 months. Within the subsequent spherical, he’ll face world number-2 Viktor Axelsen. In males’s doubles, the pair of Satwiksairaj Rankireddy and Chirag Shetty additionally managed to succeed in the semi-finals.
Srikanth defeated Wangcheron in 44 minutes
Srikanth had final reached the semi-finals of the Hong-Kong Tremendous 500 event in November 2019. Since then, he has struggled in lots of tournaments. Most not too long ago, he couldn’t do something particular on the Thailand Open in January. However on Friday, Srikanth defeated Wangcheron 21–19 21–15 in a 44-minute match within the quarter-finals of the Swiss Open.
Srikanth will compete with world number-2 Excelon
They are going to now face first seed and World No-2 Denmark’s Viktor within the semi-finals. This would be the first encounter between the 2 because the 2019 India Open. Victor has been in glorious type for a while. Srikanth received the Swiss Open title in 2015, six years in the past.
Satwik-Chirag defeated the fifth seeded pair
On the identical time, the pair of Satwik and Chirag defeated fifth seeded Ong Sin and Tiyo Yi within the males’s doubles 12-21 21-19 21-12. Satwik and Chirag will now face sixth seeded Kim Astarup and Anders Skarup Rasmussen within the semi-finals. That is Satwik and Chirag’s first event below the teaching of latest coach Matthias Boe.
Sindhu will face Blichfeld within the semi-finals
Earlier, PV Sindhu has additionally reached the semi-finals within the Girls’s Singles class. Olympic silver medalist Sindhu must beat fourth seed Denmark’s Mia Blichfeldt to succeed in the ultimate.