All England Championships: Treesa Jolly-Gayatri Gopichand Reach Quarters, Lakshya Sen Bows Out
Last Updated: March 16, 2023, 23:53 IST
Gayatri Gopichand and Treesa Jolly (Twitter)
Treesa and Gayatri continued their rise as they shocked the previous world No. 1 pair of Yuki Fukushima and Sayaka Hirota 21-14, 24-22, whereas Sen misplaced to Anders Antonsen, happening 13-21, 15-21 in 52 minutes
Indian girls’s doubles pair of Treesa Jolly and Gayatri Gopichand scripted a shocking win to progress to the quarterfinals however Lakshya Sen bowed out within the males’s singles competitors of the All England Championships on Thursday.
Commonwealth Games bronze medallists Treesa and Gayatri continued their rise as they shocked former world No. 1 pair of Yuki Fukushima and Sayaka Hirota 21-14, 24-22 in a pulsating contest.
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The world No. 17 Indian pair, which had reached the semifinals of the final version, will subsequent face the Chinese mixture of Li Wen Mei and Liu Xuan Xuan.
Last yr’s finalist Sen, nevertheless, couldn’t discover his contact towards Anders Antonsen, happening 13-21, 15-21 in 52 minutes. It was candy revenge from the Danish, who had gone down in straight video games to the Indian in 2022.
Returning from an damage, Satwiksairaj Rankireddy paired up together with his associate Chirag Shetty however their gallant battle ended with a 21-10, 17-21, 19-21 loss to China’s world No. 10 Liang Wei Keng and Wang Chang.
Treesa and Gayatri have been in good kind, having claimed a win over world No. 7 Tan Pearly and Thinnah Muralitharan on the Badminton Asia Mixed Team Championship in February. In their opening spherical right here, the Indian duo upset seventh seeds Jongkolphan Kitiiharakul and Rawinda Prajongai of Thail and.
In the boys’s singles match, Sen and Antonsen engaged in some high-quality rallies with the latter leaping to an 8-4 lead initially after which grabbing a three-point cushion on the break.
But Sen quickly began shifting nicely and levelled at 11-11 after successful a 52-shot rally however the Indian couldn’t proceed the momentum as Antonsen pulled away to 19-13 after unleashing a winner on his opponent’s forehand to win one other thrilling rally.
A few errors from Sen and Antonsen held the bragging proper within the battle between the 2 former top-10 gamers.
After the change of sides, Sen stepped up his recreation and labored his option to a 9-4 after which 11-5 benefit on the mid-game interval. Antonsen then scripted a fightback to maneuver inside one level of the Indian at 10-11.
Sen misplaced his manner after that as Antonsen began dictating the phrases to show the tables at 14-13 because the Indian pushed one to the web. Sen missed a number of photographs because the Dane grabbed 5 match factors and sealed it on first probability.
The second-round exit means Sen will lose numerous his rating factors and slip additional within the BWF chart. The former world No. 6 had misplaced within the first spherical at German Open to slide to the nineteenth rank final Tuesday.
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