Satwiksairaj won twin titles as Indian shuttlers created history winning three titles in one tournament as Saturday December 11, 2016 had final results from three International Badminton Tournaments. At Bangladesh, Indians won 3 of the 5 events where they entered semifinals of 4 events. In other two tournaments today they had to settle with semifinals entries. Parupalli Kashyap lost semifinals at Korean Masters Challenge 2016, while Ashwini Ponnappa and Sikki Reddy lost semifinals at Irish Open 2016.
Indian Badminton Weekly Summary: Dec 2016 1st Week
1. 3 Titles and 1 Runners up for Indians at Bangladesh International Challenge 2016
2. Semifinal finish for Ashwini Ponnappa / Sikki Reddy at Irish Open 2016.
3. Semifinal finish for Parupalli Kashyap at Korean Masters Championships
Champions: 3 at Bangladesh International Challenge 2016
1. MS: Abhishek Yelegar def Shreyansh 21-17 21-17
2. MD: Satwiksairaj / Chirag def M Anilkumar / Venkat Gaurav 17-21 21-7 21-8
3. XD: Satwiksairaj / Maneesha K def Thai pair 21-12 21-12
Runners up: Bangladesh International Challenge 2016
WD: Jakkampudi / Poorvisha lost to top seeds Hong Kong pair 21-6 20-22 21-11
Unseeded Ashwini Ponnappa / Sikki Reddy lost to 3rd seeds Danish pair 21-17 21-18 at Irish Open 2016
Unseeded Kashyap lost to top seed Wan ho Son (Korean) 23-21 21-16 at Korean Masters 2016