Xtra Time Web Desk: India’s Men’s Doubles pair Satwiksairaj Rankireddy and Chirag Shetty sailed into the semi-final of Malaysia Open 2023. The World No.5 pair scripted an emphatic comeback 16-21, 21-19, 10-21 win against China’s Liu Yu Chen and Ou Xuan Yi in the quarter-final on Friday.
In the men’s singles, HS Prannoy bowed out from the quarterfinal. The eighth ranked Indian suffered a 16-21, 21-19, 10-21 defeat against Japan’s Kodai Naraoka. With the loss, India’s campaign in the singles at the Malaysia Open has come to an end. Prannoy also lost his third straight game against the Japanese on the BWF Tour.