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12 Sep, 2018
India’s world no. 28 Men’s Doubles pair B Sumeeth Reddy
and Manu Attri enter Pre-quarters at the BWF Super 750 Japan Open 2018 after
defeating the Malaysians Goh V Shem and Tan Wee Kiong in the three sets match.
The Indian duo progressed into next round with 15-21,
23-21, 21-19 in the contest of 54 minutes of the opening round.
While, another Men’s Doubles duo Satwiksairaj Rankireddy
and Chirag Shetty lost the battle in the first round against the third seeded
Japanese Takeshi Kamura and Keigo Sonoda with 12-21, 17-21.
Meanwhile, the sixth seeds of Denmark Mads Conrad
Petersen and Mads Pieler Kolding make an early exit after losing to the unseeds
Lee Jhe-Huei and Lee Yang of Korea in the opening round with 19-21, 16-21. And
the eighth seeds Kim Astrup and Anders Skaarup Rasmussen of Denmark too made it
to the next round at the Japan Open 2018 in Tokyo.
Previously, on Day 1, Viktor Axelsen, Lin Dan, Srikanth
Kidambi and HS Prannoy entered pre-quarters in the Men’s Singles discipline,
and Tai Tzu Ying, Akane Yamaguchi, PV Sindhu, Carolina Marin and Nozomi Okuhara
secured pre-quarters berth on Tuesday.
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