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Malaysia Open Badminton LIVE: Prannoy vs Daren LIVE soon: Follow LIVE


Malaysia Open Badminton LIVE – Praneeth vs Ginting LIVE: India’s campaign at the Malaysia Open Badminton has got off to a dismal start. On Day 1, Sai Praneeth as well as Sameer Verma bowed out from the competition after losing their respective first round mateches. Meanwhile, Sameer Verma is in action against Indonesia’s Jonatan Christie. HS Prannoy will be seen in action later in the day. Indian Badminton queen PV Sindhu will start her campagin on Wednesday: Follow Malaysia Open Badminton Live updates on Insidesport.IN

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Malaysia Open Badminton LIVE: HS Prannoy, Sameer Verma and Sai Praneeth set to kickstart Malaysia Open campaign on Day 1 – Follow LIVE updates

Singles action on Day 1

Men’s Singles

  • Sai Praneeth lost to Antony Sinisuka Ginting15-21, 21-19, 9-21
  • Sameer Verma lost to Jonatan Christie14-21, 21-13, 7-21
  • HS Prannoy vs Liew Daren – 1.50 PM 

Men’s Doubles

Chirag-Rankireddy vs Chong-Tee – 2.55 PM 

Women’s Doubles

Ponnappa-Reddy LOST to Matsuyama-Chida – 15-21, 11-21

Haritha-Ashna vs Jeong-Kim – IN PROGRESS

Mixed Doubles

Prasad-Dewangan LOST to Kim-Jeong: 15-21, 9-21

Indonesia Masters LIVE: HS Prannoy, Sameer Verma and Sai Praneeth set to kickstart Malaysia Open campaign on Day 1 – Follow LIVE updates

Sai Praneeth vs Antony Sinisuka Ginting

Sai Praneeth suffered yet another first round exit this year as he went down against World No.6 Anthony Sinisuka Ginting 15-21, 21-19, 9-21. Ginting began the match on a strong note as he lef right from the front and entered the interval with a 11-8 lead. After the break Praneeth started committing way too many errors to give momentunm to his opponent, who closed put the set 21-15.

In the second game, Praneeth fought back well but still trailed the set 7-11 at interval. He however continued his fightback to level the scores 12-12 and from then on took the lead. A close fight ensued and he prevailed 21-19 to take the match into the decider.

In the third game, Praneeth couldn’t even come close to matching Ginting as the Indonesian dominated the set and won it 21-9.

Indonesia Masters LIVE: HS Prannoy, Sameer Verma and Sai Praneeth set to kickstart Malaysia Open campaign on Day 1 - Follow LIVE updates
Indonesia Masters LIVE: HS Prannoy, Sameer Verma and Sai Praneeth set to kickstart Malaysia Open campaign on Day 1 – Follow LIVE updates

Sameer Verma vs Jonatan Christie

Sameer Verma went down in a tough fight against Indonesia’ Jonatan Christie as he lost the contest 14-21, 21-13, 7-21. Verma started the match on the backfoot as the Indonesian started attacking straighaway and entered the break witha  11-4 advantage. He continued his good show to win the first set 21-14.

In the second set, Sameer Verma changed the script as he strated dominating right from the start and this time he entered the interval with a 11-4 lead. He continued attacking and also gained points from the errors committed by Christie as he took the game into the decider by winning the second game 21-13.

In the third game, once again the Indonesian was back on top as he went into the interval with a 11-4 lead. He quickly began to assert his domination as he raced to a 18-7 lead and won the set 21-17 to defeat Sameer Verma.

Indonesia Masters LIVE: HS Prannoy, Sameer Verma and Sai Praneeth set to kickstart Malaysia Open campaign on Day 1 - Follow LIVE updates
Indonesia Masters LIVE: HS Prannoy, Sameer Verma and Sai Praneeth set to kickstart Malaysia Open campaign on Day 1 – Follow LIVE updates

HS Prannoy vs Liew Daren 

India’s HS Prannoy leads the men’s draw at the tournament after the pull outs of Lakshya Sen and Kidambi Srikanth. He begins his campaign by facing Malaysia’s Liew Daren in the first round. Prannoy is a man in form at the moment as he finished as runner-up at the Swiss Open this year. He also played a clinical role in helping India win the Thomas Cup and recently he was the only Indian to reach the semifinals at the Indonesia Open.

Meanwhile, Liew Daren’s performance this year has not been too impressive. He began the season with a second round defeat at All England Championships. After failing to go past the second round in two more tournaments, he finally reached the semifinals at the Thailand Open. He is entering the Malaysia Open after bowing out from the first round at Indonesian Masters and Indonesia Open.

The duo will be facing each other for the 11th time in their careers with Prannoy leading the Head-to-Head record 6-4. They last met this year at the Thailand Open with Daren winning the first round contest in three sets.

Men’s Doubles

In the men’s doubles, India’s seventh seed Satwiksairaj Rankireddy and Chirag Shetty will be in action. They are set to face Malaysia’s Man Wei Chong and Tee Kai Wun in the opening round. The Indian duo are expected to be the favourites.

Women’s Doubles

India’s women’s doubles pair of Ashwini Ponappa and N Sikki Reddy will kickstart the campaign by facing sixth seeded Japanese duo Nami Matsuyama and Chiharu Shida in the first round. Meanwhile, Haritha Harinarayanan and Ashna Roy will be up against Jeong Na-eun and Kim Hye-jeong.

Mixed Doubles 

Venkat Gaurav Prasad and Jihi Dewangan will begin their campaignb by facing South Korea’s Kim Won-ho and Jeong Na-eun in the first round.

Where to watch Malaysia Open2022 badminton live in India? The Malaysia Open 2022 badminton will be telecasted live on Voot Select from the quarterfinal stage. The first two round matches can be watched at BWF’s official youtube channel BWF TV

Malaysia Open Badminton LIVE: HS Prannoy, Sameer Verma and Sai Praneeth set to kickstart Malaysia Open campaign on Day 1 – Follow LIVE updates



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