World No. 9 Indian set of Satwiksairaj Rankireddy and Chirag Shetty dropped their men's dual semi-final game to World No. 1 Minute pair of Marcus Fernaldi Gideon and Kevin Sanjaya.
He gallant series of Satwiksairaj Rankireddy and Chirag Shetty in the Fuzhou China Open Super 750 came to an end on Saturday as the Indian group dropped their men's doubles match game to World No. 1 Minute pair of Marcus Fernaldi Gideon and Kevin Sanjaya.
World No. 9 Satwik and Chirag dropped their neck-and-neck semi-final battle 16-21, 20-22 into Marcus and Kevinthe very same competitions to whom they had previously also suffered defeat at the French Open 2019 closing. With their triumph of the Indian duo, high seeds Marcus and Kevin have expanded their head-to-head lead over Satwik and Chirag into 8-0.
Both had previously also stunned 6th seeded Japanese set of Hiroyuki Endo-Yuta Watanabe to reach the quarterfinals.
The duo had lately attained the final of the French Open, to create their first final look in a Super 750 degree occasion on the BWF World Tour and recover a place in the top 10 of the most recent rankings. The Indian set had procured a triumph over 2019 world champions Mohammad Ahsan and Hendra Setiawan from the French Open.
The group also became the first American Indian doubles team to win a World Tour 500 if they conquered 2018 world champions Li Jun Hui and Liu Yu Chen of China to win the Thailand Open.