Satwik-Chirag duo keeps India's flag flying in Swiss Open, enters men's doubles final

Updated: Mar 25 2023 10:26PM

Basel, Mar 25 (PTI) The dynamic doubles pair of Satwiksairaj Rankireddy and Chirag Shetty overcame a mid-game slump to keep India's flag flying by entering the men's doubles final of the Swiss Open Super Series 300 badminton event here on Saturday.

The world number six and second seeded Indian pair defeated third seeds Ong Yew Sin and Teo Ee Yi of Malaysia 21-19 17-21 21-17 in an enthralling semifinal that lasted one hour and nine minutes.

Satwik and Chirag, the 2022 World Championships bronze medallist, will play unseeded Chinese pair of Ren Xiang Yu and Tan Qiang in the summit clash on Sunday.