Satwiksairaj Rankireddy and Chirag Shetty secured their fourth championship this year as they emerged triumphant in the men’s doubles final at the Korea Open.
- In a thrilling summit clash of the Super 500 badminton tournament, Satwiksairaj Rankireddy and Chirag Shetty emerged victorious in the Korea Open men’s doubles final.
- The Indian duo, ranked third in the world, defeated Indonesia’s top-ranked pair, Fajar Alfian and Muhamad Rian Ardianto, who are two-time world championships bronze medallists.
- The match lasted for 62 minutes, during which India bounced back from a 17-21 deficit in the first set to achieve an impressive 21-13, 21-14 victory.
- This remarkable win allowed Satwiksairaj Rankireddy and Chirag Shetty to claim the title in the BWF World Tour Super 500 event.
List of titles achieved by Satwiksairaj Rankireddy and Chirag Shetty this year:
|Swiss Open||21 to 26 March 2023||Basel, Switzerland||BWF World Tour Super 300|
|Asia Championships||25 to 30 April 2023||Dubai, UAE||Equivalent to BWF World Tour Super 1000|
|Indonesia Open||13 to 18 June 2023||Jakarta, Indonesia||BWF World Tour Super 1000|
|Korea Open||18 to 23 July 2023||Yeosu, South Korea||BWF World Tour Super 500|
Satwik and Chirag: A Journey of Triumph and Prestigious Titles
Satwik and Chirag, since becoming a pair, have achieved numerous victories, earning them several prestigious titles. These accolades include winning the Commonwealth Games gold, Thomas Cup gold, and a bronze medal in the World Championships.
Additionally, they have secured wins in various tournaments across different levels, such as the Super 300 category, the Super 500 category with triumphs in Thailand and India Open, and the Super 750 category with a win in the French Open.
Key takeaways for competitive examinations
- President of Badminton World Federation (BWF): Poul-Erik Høyer Larsen
- Headquarters of Badminton World Federation (BWF): Kuala Lumpur, Malaysia