Satwiksairaj Rankireddy and Chirag Shetty defeated Jun Hui and Liu Yu Chen 21-19 21-15
The pair has come face to face three times so far, in which Satvik-Chirag defeated the Chinese pair twice.
Dainik BhaskarNov 08, 2019, 01:12 PM IST Sports Desk. Indian shuttlers Satwiksairaj Ranireddy and Chirag Shetty reached the semi-finals of the Men's Open at the China Open. The pair defeated Li Jun Hui and Liu Yu Chen of China 21-19 21-15. The match lasted for 43 minutes. The Indian pair defeated the Japanese pair of Hiroyuki Indu and Yuta Watanabe 21-18 21-23 21-11 in a 66-minute match in the Super-16.
There have been three encounters between these two couples so far. Among them Satvik-Chirag got success twice. The pair of Li Jun Hui and Liu Yu Chen could only win one match. Earlier, Sai Praneeth, Parupalli Kashyap, Saina Nehwal and PV Sindhu have been eliminated from the tournament after losing their respective matches.