Former world no.1 Kidambi Srikanth was off to a successful begin on the Swiss Open 2022, as he beat Mads Christophersen in straight video games within the males’s singles opening spherical. The Indian simply wanted 32 minutes to beat his Danish opponent 21-16, 21-17, within the first spherical of the BWF 300 match.
The world no.7 crew of Chirag Shetty and Satwiksairaj Rankireddy, who occur to be seeded third within the match, received previous Indonesia’s Muhammad Shohibul Fikri and Bagas Maulana after shedding the primary recreation. The Indians gained 17-21, 21-11, 21-18.
Sadly, it wasn’t the very best of begins within the ladies’s singles for the Indian gamers. World no.51 Aakarshi Kashyap misplaced the match to Yvonne Li of Germany 5-21, 17-21. Malvika Bansod succumbed to France’s Qi Xuefei 16-21, 17-21, in straight video games as effectively.
World no. 61 Ashmita Chaliha did ship a win, as she gained in opposition to France’s Leonice Huet 19-21, 21-10, 21-11, and progressed to the second spherical. She can be up in opposition to eighth seed Kirsty Gilmour of Scotland subsequent. The All England Championship semi-finalists, Treesa Jolly and Gayatri Gopichand misplaced of their first spherical match in opposition to the Thai pair and world no.8 crew of Jongkolphan Kititharkul and Rawinda Prajongjai 10-21, 17-21.