History become written on Sunday as India’s men’s doubles pair in badminton Satwiksairaj Rankireddy and Chirag Shetty clinched their first Korea Open identify with win over international no. 1 Indonesian duo Fajar Alfian and Muhammad Rian Ardianto in a thrilling three-recreation very last. Satiwk and Chirag gained 17-21, 21-13, 21-14 to clinch the Korea Open 2023 name in Yeosu, Korea on Sunday.

This is the third Super 500 name in their career up to now after Thailand Open 2019 and Yonex Sunrise India Open 2022 and 0.33 BWF World Tour identify in 2023 as nicely, having formerly received Swiss Open 2023 (Super 300) and Indonesia Open 2023 (Super 1000) earlier this 12 months.

The Indian pair started out the game on bad be aware. They lost the primary round 17-31 to the Indonesians. But this has been the function of their sport for the last couple of years ow. They recognise a way to level a fightback and this is exactly what they did here too. Satwiksairaj and Chirag bounced again sturdy to win the second one game 21-13. In the very last spherical, they closed the sport at 21-14. They maintained the lead at some stage in the healthy, placing strain at the Indonesians. They had 7-three lead which turned into reduced by 1 point at damage with score analyzing eleven-8. The Indian pair confirmed terrific levels of health and temperament to tug off a beautiful come-from-behind victory.

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