India’s PV Sindhu sailed through to the quarter-finals of Thailand Open after defeating Malaysia’s Kisona Selvaduray 21-10, 21-12 in straight sets. Five more Indian shuttlers will join her in the quarterfinals, with men’s singles shuttler Sameer Verma, men’s doubles team of Satwiksairaj Rankireddy, mixed pair of Satwik and Ashwini Ponnappa, all won their matches to remain in the virus-hit competition.
“The first game was pretty easy and in the second, I had to play with the wind and really control my strokes. I made some simple errors in the second game and they were ones I should not have made at all. There was too much wind in the second game and I was being careful,” ,” Sindhu said. “Overall, it’s a good win and I’m really looking forward to the next round”
In other results, India’s HS Prannoy knocked out of the competition after losing 17-21, 18-21 in straight games to Malaysia’s Daren Liew in the second round, while Dhruv and Arjun failed to put up a fight against Ben Lane and Sean Vendy of England 9-21, 11-21. Meanwhile, Sameer Verma registered an impressive victory against Denmark Open finalist Rasmus Gemke 21-12, 21-19.
The World No. 31 Sameer will face the winner of the Denmark Open and World No. 3 Anders Antonsen in the quarterfinals. I was very confident before the match. I came prepared. Next up I have Anders Antonsen from Denmark. I’m feeling very confident, so let’s see. It will be tough but I will play my best,” Sameer told the BWF website.
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Meanwhile, mixed pair Satwik and Ashwini Ponnappa extended their impressive run with a 21-18, 23-21 victory against seventh seeds Solgyu Choi and Seung Jae Seo of South Korea. Earlier, Satwik and Ashwini suffered a mid-match slump before recovering to beat Mark Lamsfuss and Isabel Herttrich of Germany 22-20, 14-21, 21-16. They will face Ong Yew Sin and Teo Ee Yi of Malaysia in the quarterfinals on Friday.
“We want to play our game. We want to be at our best. We were lacking in service and returns in the last match,” Satwik said after the victory. “We are getting back to the way we were playing in 2019. Despite the break, we’ve played with each other for a long time. However long we are away from each other, the combination is always set. We prepared well individually,” Chirag said.
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