Swetha Reddy Image Courtesy:
Nazeer Adoni/ GoBadminton
09 Sep, 2018
Young and dynamic duo Satwiksairaj Rankireddy and Chirag
Shetty clinched the maiden BWF Super 100 Hyderabad Open 2018 after defeating
the Indonesian pair Akbar Bintang Cahyono and Moh Reza Pahlevi Isfahani with
21-16, 21-14 at the G.M.C Balayogi SATS Indoor Stadium, Gachibowli, Hyderabad,
As the Indonesian spectators at the GMC Balayogi Athletic
Stadium started chanting Indonesia in a particular rhythm followed by directed
claps, the Cahyono/ Pahlevi duo pumped up and didn't lose the hopes
In the first game, Satwik and Chirag pair lost two early
points before reaching the deficit with 2-2. The game was a complete
neck-to-neck till 10-10 before Indians lead
with the slender difference pf
11-10 by the half time.
The Indian pair cruised the second half with an amazing
smash with 12-10. With the precise instillation, the duo started increasing the
gap with 16-12, before cruising towards the game point with safe gap of 20-16.
After switching the sides, the Indonesian pair
Cahyono/Pahlevi maintained the stride till 3-3, followed by losing the point
with net shot at 4-3 trail. The Indian duo seems to be poor at the reflex clear
shots, to their opponent’s advantage yet maintained the consistency with 11-6
by the breather.
India’s top Men’s Doubles pair, broke towards the match point
with 20-13 with deft and agility returning before losing one match
It took just over an half-an-hour for the Indian duo to
clinch the BWF Hyderabad Open 2018 title.