World Badminton Championships 2017: All Singles Won, Sikki Reddy Wins Both as Other Indians lose Doubles

Day 2 was mixed day for Indians where all the appearing singles players won their matches but doubles player sufferred defeats, except the matches where Sikki Reddy Played. She won first match in Mixed Doubles with Pranaav Chopra and in the Women’s Doubles with 2011 Bronze medal winner Ashwini Ponnappa, who lost her Mixed Doubles match. Satwiksairaj and Chirag lost their both matches as Sindhu, Sai Praneeth and Ajay Jayaram won their first matches. As Sindhu and Mixed Doubles pair has already reached Round 3, 9 matches tomorrow will find Indians vying for Round 3 positions in multiple events.

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World Badminton Championship 2017 Indian Report: Day 1

Indian Wins on Day 2

    Sindhu def Kim (Korea) 21-16 21-14 in 31 minutes to move to Round 3.
    13th seed Ajay Jayaram def Luka 21-14 21-12 in 31 mnts
    15th seed Sai Praneeth def Nan Wei (Hong Kong) 21-18 21-17 in 48 mnts
    WD: Aswhini Ponnappa / Sikki Reddy won 21-15 21-13 in 36 mnts
    XD: Pranaav / Sikki def Prajakta (Ind)/Yogendran (Malaysia) 21-12 21-19 in 40 mnts

Indian Lost on Day 2

    Mixed Doubles: Sumeeth Reddy / Ashwini Ponnappa lost to 13th seed Chinese pair 21-17 18-21 21-5 in 58 minutes
    Satwiksairaj / Maneesha lost to 14th see Danish pair 22-20 21-18 in 45 mnts
    WD: Meghna/Poorvashi lost to Dutch pair 13-21 21-16 21-8 in 50 mnts
    MD: Satwiksairaj / Chirag Shetty lost to Japanese pair 21-8 21-12 in 32 mnts
    MD: Arjun MR / Ramchandran Shlok lost to Chinese Taipei pair 14-21 21-19 14-21

Schedule for Day 3: Round 2 Matches
Ashwini Ponnappa and Sikki Reddy have a tough Round 2 matches where they take on 2nd seed pair from Denmark.

    WS: Saina vs Sabrina (Switzerland)
    MS: Sai Praneeth vs Anthony Ginting (Indonesia)
    MS: Srikanth Kidambi vs Lucas (France)
    MS: Sameer Verma vs 16th seed Rajiv Ouseph (England)
    WS: Ritupurna Das vs 16th seed Kirsty Gilmour (Scotland)
    WS: Tanvi Lad vs 2nd seed Sung Ji Hyun (Korea)
    WD: Ashwini Ponnappa and Sikki Reddy vs 2nd seed Denmark Pair
    WD: Sanjana / Arathi Sara vs 14th seed Chinese pair
    MS: Ajay Jayaram vs Mark (Netherlands)

Round 3 Matches on Day 4:
15th seed Pranaav and Sikki will take on 7th seed pair from Indonesia in Round 3 of Mixed Doubles.
Sindhu in Women’s Singles

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