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Korea Open 2023: Chirag Shetty, Satwiksairaj Rankireddy beat world no. 1 Indonesian pair

Seoul: The Indian pair of Chirag Shetty and Satwiksairaj Rankireddy on Sunday captured the Korea Open title. The Indian pair defeated the world No. 1 Indonesian pair. In the Badminton men's doubles final, the Indonesian pair defeated the Indian players 17-21, 21-13, 21-14.

By Priyanka Verma 
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Seoul: The Indian pair of Chirag Shetty and Satwiksairaj Rankireddy on Sunday captured the Korea Open title. The Indian pair defeated the world No. 1 Indonesian pair Fajar Alfian and Muhammad Rian Ardianto in a thrilling final held at Jinnam Stadium in Yeosu, South Korea.

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In the Badminton men’s doubles final, the Indonesian pair defeated the Indian players 17-21, 21-13, 21-14. After losing the first game, the Indian pair made a stunning comeback to beat the top seeds.

The Indian pair had on Saturday entered the final with a thrilling straight-game win over world number two Chinese pair of Liang Wei Keng and Wang Chang. The world number three Indian pair registered a 21-15, 24-22 win over the second seeded Chinese pair in a 40-minute match at the Jinnam Stadium.

It was the first win over the Chinese pair of Satwik and Chirag after two previous defeats. The Korea Open 2023 was held from July 18 to 23, and it was the fifth Super 500 tournament of the 2023 BWF World Tour.

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