Indian men’s doubles pair of Chirag Shetty and Satwiksairaj Rankireddy advanced to the semi-finals of the ongoing French Open in Paris. The duo defeated Denmark’s pair of Kim Astrup and Anders Skaarup Rasmussen 21-13, 22-20 in the quarter-finals yesterday. Satwik-Chirag will today take on the winner of the men’s doubles clash between third seed Li Jun Hui-Liu Yu Chen of China and Hiroyuki Endo-Yuta Watanabe of Japan.
Earlier, Saina Nehwal was knocked out of the French Open as she lost her quarter-final match against South Korea’s An Se Young 20-22, 21-23.
Indian shuttler PV Sindhu was also knocked out of the ongoing French Open. Sindhu lost her quarter-final match against Taiwan’s Tai Tzu Ying 16-21, 26-24, 17-21.
Source : All India Radio – News Service Division