Srikanth, Satwik-Maneesha advance at Badminton Worlds

Samarth Srivastava

By Samarth Srivastava

Published on 21 Aug 2017 4:27 PM GMT

Srikanth, Satwik-Maneesha advance at Badminton Worlds
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Glasgow: India shuttler Kidambi Srikanth and the mixed doubles pair of Satwiksairaj Rankireddy and Maneesha.K defeated their respective opponents to advance at the World Championships here on Monday.

It was a cake walk for the eighth seed Srikanth as the Guntur player outplayed Russia's Sergey Sirant in straight games 21-13, 21-12 in just 29 minutes. He will now face Lucas Corvee of France in the second round.

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In the other match, Satwik and Maneesha defeated Tam Chun Hei and Tsz Yau of Hong Kong 24-22, 21-17 to advance to the second round. They will now take on Mathias Christiansen and Sara Thygesen of Denmark.

With IANS inputs

Samarth Srivastava

Samarth Srivastava

Employed as sub-editor at newstrack.com. A learner, who loves covering sports, entertainment and defence kind of stuff.

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