French Open Badminton LIVE – Lakshya Sen in Quarterfinals, PV Sindhu LIVE – The Quest for quarterfinals spot for the Indian shuttlers has started in Paris. Lakshya Sen has made it to the Quarterfinals of French Open badminton championship. PV Sindhu will fight for last 8 spot of the tournament. Meanwhile Sameer Verma has crashed out of the Quarterfinal race after retiring against Indonesia’s Rhustavito: Follow InsideSport.in for all French Open Badminton Live updates.
19 year old Lakshya gave absolute sensational display as he defeated Loh Kean Yew of Malaysia 21-17, 21-13 to made it to the last 8.
French Open Badminton LIVE: Lakshya Sen enters Quarterfinals, PV Sindhu quest for last-8 coming up live: Follow LIVE Updates
India schedule in Paris
- Lakshya Sen beat Loh Kean Yew 21-17, 21-13
- PV Sindhu vs Line Christopherson
- Sourabh Verma vs Kenta Nishimoto
- MR Arjun/Dhruv Kapila vs Satwiksairaj Rankireddy/Chirag Shetty
- Satwiksairaj Rankireddy/Ashwini Ponappa LOST to Praveen Jordan/Melati Daeva Oktavianti – 21-15, 17-21, 19-21
- Sameer Verma lost to Shesar Hiren Rhustavito – 21-16, 12-21, Retired
PV Sindhu, Lakshya Sen, Satwik-Chirag, Sameer Verma to battle for quarter-final spots – Follow LIVE Updates
French Open Badminton LIVE – India in Action: India had a mixed opening day in Paris with some exhilarating wins and some gut-wrenching losses to cap off. It was curtains for Saina Nehwal and Kidambi Srikanth, but PV Sindhu and Lakshya Sen made it to the round of 16. Sindhu, a double Olympic medallist, beat Denmark’s Julie Dawall Jakobsen 21-15, 21-18 in women’s singles. Meanwhile, Lakshya had a good day in office as he defeated Ireland’s Nhat Nguyen 21-10, 21-16 to set up a clash against Singapore’s Loh Kean Yew next in men’s singles.
Satwiksairaj Rankireddy and Ashwini Ponappa, the world number 24 pair beat Denmark’s Mathias Thyrri and Mai Surrow 21-19 21-15 in 37 minutes. They are set to face the second-seeded Indonesian pair of Praveen Jordan and Melati Daeva Oktavianti next. Sourabh Verma also made a positive start, outwitting Brazil’s Ygor Coelho 22-20, 21-19 in 43 minutes. He will meet Japan’s Kenta Nishimoto in the second round. His younger brother Sameer meanwhile faces Indonesia’s Shesar Hiren Rhustavito.
Men’s doubles pair of MR Arjun and Dhruv Kapila made it to the next round beating Ireland duo of Joshua Magee and Paul Reynolds 21-13, 21-7. They face off against the fifth-seeded Indian pair of Satwiksairaj Rankireddy and Chirag Shetty.
French Open Badminton LIVE streaming details
The French Open 2021 will be telecast live on the Star Sports 3 TV channel in India from October 28. The French Open badminton Live streaming will be available on the Disney+Hotstar website and app.