Home / News / Asia / Aus Open badminton: Manu Attri, Sumeeth Reddy advanced into semisfinal

Aus Open badminton: Manu Attri, Sumeeth Reddy advanced into semisfinal

Men’s doubles match witnessed a brilliant comeback from Manu and Sumeeth against compatriots Arjun MR and Ramchandran Shlok in the 51-minute quarter-final. 

After going down 17-21 in the opening game, Manu and Sumeeth kept their nerves to win the second game with a 21-19 margin before fending off the opponents in the decider with a close 21-18 margin.

Meanwhile, it was curtains for Sameer Verma and B Sai Praneeth after losing their respective men’s singles quarter-final matches. 

No.4 seed Sameer failed to exert any pressure against unseeded Chinese Guangzu Lu, who comfortably pocketed the encounter in straight games 21-14, 21-6 in 34 minutes. 

Second seed Praneeth fought hard for 43 minutes before going down in straight games 21-23, 13-21 to Hong Kong’s Yiu Lee Cheuk.
 

x

Check Also

PM Modi receives Seoul Peace Prize-2018

PM Modi receives Seoul Peace Prize-2018

The award was presented to him by the Seoul Peace Prize Foundation ...

PM Modi addresses Indian Community in Korea

PM Modi addresses Indian Community in Korea

He said ties between India and Korea are not just on the ...