Out of 5 Indians in contention on Day 4, four reached the Quarterfinals. Mixed Doubles team of Satwiksairaj and Ashwini Ponnappa created an upset to enter quarterfinals, while Saina also defeated higher seed to become the 1st woman to reach the quarterfinal of Badminton World Championships 8 consecutive times. Sindhu and Sai Praneeth also progressed.
Badminton World Championships 2018 Results for India: Day 1 , Day 2, Day 3
With 6 Singles Players and 12 Doubles Team, India Chase 1st Gold
Indians Create Record in 2017 World Championship
Indian Participants and Medal Winners at Badminton World Championships
BWF World Championships Past Winners: Men’s Singles, Women’s Singles
Day 4 Results of Round 3
Satwiksairaj Rankiredyy / Ashwini Ponnappa def 7th seed Malaysian pair 20-22 21-14 21-6 in 59 minutes
10th seed Saina Nehwal def 4th seed Ratchanok Intanon (Thailand) 21-16 21-19
Sai Praneeth def Vittinghus (Denmark) 21-13 21-11 in 38 mnts
Sindhu def 9th seed Sung Ji Hyun (Korea) 21-10 21-18
Srikanth Kidambi lost to Daren Liew (USA) 21-18 21-18
Day 5: QF Matches
9.30 a.m. Satwiksairaj Rankiredyy / Ashwini Ponnappa vs top seed Chinese pair
10:00 a.m. 10th seed Saina Nehwal vs 7th seed Carolina Marin
05:00 p.m. Sai Praneeth B vs 6th sed Kento Momota (Japan)
6.30 p.m. 3rd seed PV Sindhu vs 8th seed Nozomi Okuhara (Japan)
Nozomi leads PV Sindhu 6-5. Both have won a match each this year.
Saina leads Carolina Marin 5-4 winning their last match in 2017.
Sai Praneeth leads 6th seed Kento Momota 2-0 in career meets.
Satwiksairaj Rankireddy / Ashwini Ponnappa will play their opponent first time.