Satwik-Chirag pair loses to World No.1 Sukamuljo and Gideon in second match -

Satwik-Chirag pair loses to World No.1 Sukamuljo and Gideon in second match -

The Indian males’s doubles pair of Satwiksairaj Rankireddy and Chirag Shetty suffered a straight sport loss to world primary Marcus Gideon Fernaldi and Kevin Sanjaya Sukamuljo of Indonesia of their second Group A match on the Tokyo Olympics on Monday.

The world quantity 10 Indian duo might by no means get into any form of rhythm and misplaced 13-21 12-21 in 32 minutes in opposition to the top-seeded crew. It was their ninth defeat to the Indonesian pair in as many conferences.

Sukamuljo and Gideon at the moment are on the prime of the group, whereas Satwik and Chirag are on the second spot. The Indians will look to beat England’s Ben Lane and Sean Vendy, who had additionally suffered a defeat in opposition to the famed Indonesians.

World quantity three Chinese language Taipei pair of Lee Yang and Wang Chi-Lin, the fourth crew in Group A, additionally notched up a win in opposition to the English duo earlier within the day to remain in competition.

The match began with quick rallies with each the events transferring neck and neck until 6-6. The Indonesians then reeled off 5 straight factors to enter the break with 4 benefit factors.

Sukamuljo was merely sensational in entrance of the court docket, utilizing his excessive racquet pace to perfection.

At 9-13, Chirag took a medical timeout after he appeared to have damage his toe.

After the resumption, the Indonesian pair continued to dominate the proceedings and grabbed eight sport factors and transformed within the second try to take a 1-0 lead.

The Indians appeared to have labored out a method early within the second sport to steer 6-3, however the Indonesian combo turned it round quickly to steer 9-7 with 4 straight factors, using on a sequence of excellent serves.

Sukamuljo and Gideon entered the break with a three-point lead after the previous despatched the shuttle to Satwik’s physique. The duo compelled the Indians into committing errors and transfer to 15-10.

It was a one-way visitors principally because the Indonesian duo stepped up the depth to maneuver to 18-10.

A internet error gave Indonesia eight match factors they usually sealed it when Chirag went to the online.

Satwik and Chirag shocked the world quantity three pair of Yang Lee and Chi-Lin Wang of Chinese language Taipei of their opening match in Group A on Saturday.

Olympic silver medallist P V Sindhu additionally made a successful begin to her ladies’s singles marketing campaign, with a straight sport victory over Israel’s Ksenia Polikarpova on Sunday.

Nevertheless, B Sai Praneeth had misplaced his opening match to Misha Zilberman of Israel within the males’s singles. PTI


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