Suncheon [South Korea], April 6 : The Indian men's doubles pair of Satwiksairaj Rankireddy and Chirag Shetty defeated the home team of Tae Yang Shin and Wang Chan in their first-round fixture of the Korea Open Badminton Championships 2022 on Wednesday. The third-seeds defeated Tae Yang Shin and Wang Chan by 21-16, 21-15 at the Palma Stadium in a match that lasted for 36 minutes. Knee Injury Concern for Ben Stokes Ahead of Busy English Summer.
The Indian pair was leading just by a point at the first interval. But after the resumption, Satwiksairaj and Chirag broke away in style to take the first game 21-16. The second game was also similar to the first but it yielded the same result as the Koreans managed to stay in Satwiksairaj Rankireddy and Chirag Shetty's cat-tails in the initial exchanges but couldn't really see it through to force a decider. KKR vs MI IPL 2022 Dream11 Team: Andre Russell, Ishan Kishan and Other Key Players You Must Pick in Your Fantasy Playing XI.
At Court 1, world No. 4 home favourite An Seyoung thrashed India's Sri Krishna Priya Kudaravalli to enter second round. The second-seeded South Korean dispatched world No. 119 Indian by 21-5, 21-13 in just 27 minutes. An Seyoung will now face Singapore's Yeo Jia Min, ranked 16th in the world, in round 2. Earlier in the day, the third-seed PV Sindhu stormed into the second round after defeating USA's Lauren Lam. The two-time Olympic medallist Indian defeated Lauren Lam 21-15, 21-14 in a match that lasted 34 minutes. Former world No. 1 Kidambi Srikanth defeated Malaysian shuttler, Daren Liew by 22-20, 21-11 in a match that lasted for 40 minutes.
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