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All England Open Badminton Championships: Indian Women's Doubles pair enter quarterfinals

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In Badminton, Indian women's doubles pair of Treesa Jolly and Gayatri Gopichand scripted a stunning win to progress to the quarterfinals of the All England Championships in Birmingham 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.

The world No. 17 Indian pair will next face Chinese combination of Li Wen Mei and Liu Xuan Xuan.

In Men’s Singles, while HS Prannoy lost to Anthony Ginting, Kidambi Srikanth was defeated by Kodai Naraoka. Last year’s finalist Lakshya Sen was defeated by Anders Antonsen.

In Men's Doubles, Satwiksairaj Rankireddy and Chirag Shetty lose to Liang Wei Keng and Wang Chang. (AIR NEWS)

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