6.7 C
London
Wednesday, April 24, 2024
HomeNewsSindhu, Srikanth enter semi-finals of Swiss Open badminton

Sindhu, Srikanth enter semi-finals of Swiss Open badminton

Related stories

J&K police release list of seized assets used for terrorism

Jammu, Feb 16 : The police in Jammu and...

Israel says 4 mln citizens vaccinated against Covid-19

Jerusalem, Feb 17 : Israeli officials announced that some...

Hungary to receive first shipment of Chinese vaccines

Beijing, Feb 17 : A Hungarian cargo plane loaded...

Basel, March 5 : Olympic silver medallist P.V. Sindhu and Kidambi Srikanth on Friday stormed into the women’s and men’s singles semi-finals, respectively, of the Swiss Open Super 300 badminton here.
Srikanth beat Thailand’s Kantaphon Wangcharoen 21-19, 21-15 in 44 minutes in a quarterfinal match. The Indian will now play top seed Viktor Axelsen of Denmark in the semi-finals.
Reigning world champion Sindhu beat fifth seed Thai Busanan Ongbamrungphan 21-16 23-21 in a quarterfinal match in 59 minutes. She will now clash with fourth seed Mia Blichfeldt of Denmark in the semi-finals.
However, the other Indians in the fray lost and fell by the wayside.
Last edition’s finalist B. Sai Praneeth went down to Lee Zii Jia of Malaysia 14-21 17-21 in 45 minutes in a men’s singles quarter-final match.
In another men’s singles quarter-final match, eighth seeded Thai Kunlavut Vitidsarn defeated India’s Ajay Jayaram 21-9, 21-6.

Subscribe

- Never miss a story with notifications

- Gain full access to our premium content

- Browse free from up to 5 devices at once

Latest stories