Dream run of Satwiksairaj Rankireddy and seasoned doubles specialist Ashwini Ponnappa saw them reaching semifinals of Dutch Open 2017. They won in two easy straight sets. The qualifiers will now take on 8th seed pair from England tomorrow as many seeds tumbled today at Dutch Open. Yesterday, they were the only Indians to reach quarterfinals.
In the quarterfinals today, they defeated Scott Evans and Amanda 21-18 21-14 in 32 minutes.
In the semifinals they will play against the English pair of Marcus Ellis and Lauren Smith who are seeded 8th.