In Badminton, Satwiksairaj Rankireddy and Chirag Shetty will face third seeded Malaysian Ong Yew Sin and Teo Ee Yi in the men’s doubles semifinal of Swiss Open on 25th of March 2023, Saturday at 7:30 pm.
In the quarter-final on 24th March 2023, Friday, Second seeded Indian pair of Satwiksairaj and Chirag defeated Danish pair of Jeppe Bay and Lasse Molhede 21-15, 10-21, 15-21 at Basel in Switzerland.
Earlier, Double Olympic medallist PV Sindhu failed to defend her Swiss Open title as she was defeated by unseeded Putri Kusuma Wardani of Indonesia by 15-21 21-12 18-21. Fifth-seeded H S Prannoy made an exit after losing in straight games against unseeded Christo Popov of France. Kidambi Srikanth also crashed out, losing to Hong Kong's Cheuk Yiu Lee. National champion Mithun Manjunath also bowed out in the second round. (AIR NEWS)