World Badminton Championships Day 3: 6 Indians in Round 3

Mixed Day for Indians where 4 more joined PV Sindhu in Round 3, while 5 including all doubles team were knocked out. Meeting the expectation the 5 seeds from India: Srikanth, Ajay Jayaram, Sai Praneeth, Saina, Sindhu have reached the pre-quarterfinals with the Mixed Doubles team of Pranaav and Sikki Reddy!! Today’s matches saw a tough fight from Ashwini Ponnapa and Sikki Reddy against the 2nd seeds from Denmark, coming from behind win by Sai Praneeth and a tough set by Tanvi Lad. While yesterday saw Lee Chong Wei knocked out, today the Men’s Doubles top seeds from China were knocked out.

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Indians Win on Day 3

    Saina won 21-11 21-12 in 33 minutes
    Sai Praneeth won 14-21 21-18 21-19 in 1 hour 12 minutes
    Srikanth won 21-9 21-17 in 32 minutes
    Ajay Jayaram won 21-13 21-18 in 33 minutes


    WD Ashwini Ponnappa / Sikki Reddy lost 24-22 17-21 21-15 in 1 hour 13 minutes
    WD Sanjana/Arathi Sunil lost 21-14 21-15 in 35 minutes
    WS Tanvi Lad lost 21-9 21-19 in 33 minutes
    WS Ritupurna Das lost 21-16 21-13 in 42 minutes
    MS Sameer Verma lost 22-20 21-9 in 44 minutes

Pre-Quarterfinal Schedule

    8th seed Srikanth vs 14th seed Anders Antonsen (Denmark)
    15th seed Sai Praneeth vs TBD
    13th seed Ajay Jayaram vs 5th seed Long Chen
    4th seed PV Sindhu vs 13th seed Ngan Yi Cheung (Hong Kong)
    12th seed Saina Nehwal vs 2nd seed Song Ji Hyun (Korea)
    15th seed Pranaav Jerry Chopra / Sikki Reddy vs 7th Seed Indonesian pair

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