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Tokyo Olympics: Satwiksairaj Rankireddy-Chirag Shetty dominate bunch game yet neglect to make quarter-finals

  • Jul 27, 2021
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Indian shuttlers Chirag Shetty and Satwiksairaj Rankireddy arose successfully against the England pair of Ben Lane and Sean Vendy in their last Group A match yet passed up fitting the bill for the quarterfinals at the Tokyo Olympics, in Tokyo on July 27. Positioned tenth on the planet, the Indians beat the world number 18 group 21-17 21-19 in a 44-minute Group A men's copies match at the Musashino Forest Plaza. Notwithstanding, they couldn't make it to the knockout stage as they completed third in Group A behind the highest level Indonesian group of Marcus Gideon Fernaldi and Kevin Sanjaya Sukamuljo and world number three Yang Lee and Chi-Lin Wang of Chinese Taipei. Every one of the three groups completed on similar focuses with two successes each and when the number of matches dominated was considered to recognize the qualifiers, the Indians lost. Also Read: Tokyo Olympics Norway's Kristian Blummenfelt Floods Past YoungstersChirag and Satwik's straight-game misfortune to the Indonesians on July 26 expense them.Minutes before the Indian pair stepped on the court, Lee and Wang had finished a three-match dominant over Sukamuljo and Gideon in the previous gathering match, delivering the aftereffect of India's challenge against Britain insignificant. Just the best two sets of each gathering advance to the quarterfinals. In London Olympics, Ashwini Ponnappa and Jwala Gutta too had persevered through a comparable destiny when they bowed out after the focuses won and lost were considered after they attached with the other two sets in the gathering stage. The Indian pair glanced in a decent cadence. They opened up a limited 5-3 lead however the English pair came before long pushed forward 11-10 at the break. Chirag and Satwik gradually began to overwhelm the procedures and at last, got the initial game when Lane hit wide. They again walked to a 6-3 lead in the subsequent game and guaranteed they have a two-point advantage at the stretch. The Indian couple kept its nose ahead at 16-13, riding on the blunders of their adversaries. The English pair prearranged a smaller than normal rebound, drawing equality at 18-18 and took a lead after Satwik got an arrival of serve. Also Read: Novak Djokovic Knows History Is On The Line At Tokyo OlympicsThe Indians, in any case, were ready as they got the match point and changed it easily over to end their mission on a high.