The Satwik-Chirag pair had two wins from three games but Chinese Taipei advanced on better game difference.
The Taipei pair's win over the Indonesian duo seals India’s fate
Ranked 10th in the world, the Indians beat world number 18 team 21-17 21-19 in a 44-minute Group A men's doubles match at the Musashino Forest Plaza.
The Indian pair was outwitted by the experienced Indonesians
Sukamuljo and Gideon are now at the top of the group, while Satwik and Chirag are on the second spot.
The Indian duo defeated Lee Yang and Wang Chi-Lin 21-16, 16-21, 27-25 in the Group A game at the Musashino Forest Plaza Court 3.
India is expected to touch double-digit number in medals in Tokyo Olympics.
The London Olympics medalist Saina and Kidambi Srikanth failed to make the cut, leaving the medal hopes on the 25-year-old Sindhu.
The 24-year-old Mumbaikar is confident that they can achieve good results if they put their best foot forward.
India’s men’s doubles badminton player Satwiksairaj Rankireddy is excited to play his maiden Olympics scheduled to be held from July 23. The 20-year-old lad...
It would not be good on my part to interfere and accompany the team to the Olympics this time, says the badminton coach
While Sindhu has been seeded sixth and drawn in Group J of women's singles, Praneeth was seeded 13th in Group D of men's singles competition.
The Sports Minister announced that the TS govt will award Rs. 2 crores to those who bag gold medal in Tokyo Olympics
The Tokyo-bound badminton doubles specialists says it is always good to hear different kind of perspective which usually they don’t talk with coaches.
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