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Wait for a medal on the BWF World Championships prolonged for Dhruv Kapila and MR Arjun

Tokyo [Japan], August 26 (ANI): The successful run of Indian shuttlers Dhruv Kapila and MR Arjun got here to a halt within the quarterfinals of the BWF (Badminton World Federation) World Championships immediately.

The match was a one-sided affair with the Indians being unable to search out solutions for the array of pictures thrown at them. It led to simply 35 minutes with the skilled duo of Ahsan and Setiawan successful in straight units 21-8, 21-14.

Fighting for a podium end, the Indian pair was trying to create an upset within the quarterfinals. They had been confronted with the uphill process of successful in opposition to the world quantity three duo of Mohammad Ahsan and Hendra Setiawan.

Being on a successful run within the match, the pair was anticipated to present the Indonesians a run for his or her cash. But, the three-time BWF World champions lived as much as their expectation and received the match in straight units with out breaking a sweat.

Playing on court docket one, the Indians had been no match for the sensible expertise of the earlier version’s champions (2013,2015 and 2019). The Indians lacked the gameplay to edge previous the Indonesians and it was evident in the best way they performed the sport.

The skilled duo of Ahsan and Setiawan have assured a medal to their identify by reaching the semifinals.

Earlier, the Indian pair had defeated the Singaporean pair of KH Loh and H Terry making a sensational comeback after shedding the primary set to win the match 18-21, 21-15, and 21-16.

The different males’s doubles pair of Chirag Shetty and Satwiksairaj Rankireddy made historical past on by turning into the primary Indian males’s pair to safe a medal in BWF World Championships after defeating the Japanese duo of Takuro Hoki and Yugo Kobayashi within the quarterfinals.Playing on court docket 2, the Indian duo received the match 24-22, 15-21, 21-14. (ANI)