Birmingham [UK], August 6 (ANI): The world no. 40 ranked pair, Sharath Kamal and Sathiyan Gnanasekaran, took cost of their men’s doubles quarter-final and registered a surprising win 11-6, 11-8, 11-4 to advance into the semi-final on the ongoing Commonwealth Games 2022 on Friday.
The English duo of Sam Walker and Tom Jarvis on the opposite facet received 15 factors lesser than the Indian duo in the match. Sharath and Sathiyan will function in the semi-final on August 6.
Paddlers Harmeet Singh and Sanil Shetty, nonetheless, needed to face a defeat in the quarter-finals towards Zhe Yu Clarence and Shao Feng Ethan in the men’s doubles.
Sathiyan additionally received his tie 4-2 in the men’s singles Round of 16 to achieve the quarterfinals. It was one other aggressive conflict the place Sathiyan wins 11-6, 7-11, 11-9, 9/11, 12-10, 11-6.
In the men’s singles, Sanil Shetty was too good for Nigeria’s Bode Abiodun, beating his opponent 9/11, 11-8, 11-8, 9/11, 15-13, 11-8. It was one other entertaining contest however Shetty regarded in management all through.
On the opposite hand, the world no. 7 men’s doubles pair of Satwik Sairaj Rankireddy and Chirag Shetty received 21-8, 21-7 towards Murad Ali and Muhammad Irfan Bhatti of Pakistan in the spherical of 16, making certain their place in the quarter-final.
Star Indian paddler Manika Batra needed to face defeat 12-10, 11-9, 11-4, 11-7 in the ladies’s singles quarter-final by Jian Zeng of Singapore.
The defeat ended her ladies’s singles marketing campaign at Birmingham 2022. However, she might be in motion in the ladies’s doubles spherical of 16 on August 6.
Meanwhile, Sreeja Akula registered a victory in an exhilarating encounter towards Mo Zhang in the ladies’s singles quarter-final. Akula received 9/11, 11-4, 6-11, 9/11, 11-5, 11-4, 11-8 to make the semi-final on the Commonwealth Games 2022.
She will subsequent lock horns with Tianwei Feng of Singapore on August 6. (ANI)