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Satwiksairaj Rankireddy


Super 300 Swiss Open: Brothers Grimley spin a scary tale

March 04, 2021 1:21 pm

Satwiksairaj Rankireddy and Chirag Shetty would win 21-18, 19-21, 21-16 against brothers Christopher and Matthew Grimley eventually. But not before being thoroughly confused by the Scottish identical twins.

Swiss Open: Srikanth, Satwik-Ashwini pair through to second round

March 03, 2021 7:30 pm

Kidambi Srikanth staved off a spirited challenge from compatriot Sameer Verma to make a winning start to his campaign at the Swiss Open Super 300 tournament on Wednesday.

Satwiksairaj’s offence gets neutralised by savvy opponents, inside information

January 24, 2021 7:03 pm

Satwiksairaj Rankireddy uses big smash to kill points; the smash manages to awe those watching and those playing him alike. Neutralising the big weapon, though, needs more than mere cognizance of it.

Satwik-Chirag's impressive run ends with semifinal defeat at Thailand Open

January 23, 2021 8:42 pm

The Indian pair had participated in Super 1000 events in 2018 and 2019 but this is the first time it entered the semifinals.

Thailand Open: Satwik the enforcer helps doubles stars earn its stripes

January 23, 2021 9:54 am

It's taken a while, but Indian doubles pairings have finally taken centrestage. Satwik-Ashwini beat their quarterfinal opponents World No.7 Malaysian opponents Peng Soon Chan--Liu Ying Goh 18-21, 24-22, 22-20 shirking off a couple of match points.

Thailand Open: Satwiksairaj Rankireddy-Ashwini Ponappa enter mixed doubles semifinals with upset win

January 23, 2021 9:30 am

The unseeded Indian pair toiled hard for one hour and 15 minutes to beat their world no. 6 Malaysian opponents 18-21 24-22 22-20 in a nail-bitting quarterfinal duel.

Thailand Open: Sameer Verma, mixed doubles pair Satwiksairaj Rankireddy-Ashwini Ponnappa sail into quarterfinals

January 22, 2021 8:37 am

Sameer Verma advanced to the men's singles quarterfinals at the Toyota Thailand Open Super 1000 tournament after steam rolling Rasmus Gemke of Denmark in a second round match on Thursday.

Thailand Open: Satwik-Chirag lose, but on an upward curve after a long time away

January 15, 2021 9:25 am

The Indians duo last played a tournament exactly a year back, having skipped the All England and then getting stuck in lockdown in separate cities.

On a day of Covid chaos, Ashwini-Satwik stay calm under pressure

January 13, 2021 12:07 pm

Nothing slyly microscopic, nor towering like her Indonesian opponent, could stop India's top mixed doubles pairing of Ashwini and Satwiksairaj Rankireddy from scalping World No.8 Hafiz Fazal and Gloria Emanuelle Widjaja at the Thailand Super 1000.

Badminton starts with players desperate to hit courts

January 12, 2021 8:41 am

"This is where I belong, and these are the people who make me who I am – back on the court and playing with my partners, this is what life is all about!" Satwiksairaj Rankireddy captioned a happy frame with two teammates — Ashwini Ponappa and Chirag Shetty — who had helped him tide over a Covid-19 recovery.