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Commonwealth Games 2022: Lakshya Sen and Aakarshi Kashyap be a part of Sindhu and Srikanth in quarterfinals

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Lakshya Sen and Aakarshi Kashyap joined Kidambi Srikanth and PV Sindhu within the quarterfinals of badminton on Friday.

Lakshya Sen stormed into the quarters with a superb win (Courtesy: AP)

HIGHLIGHTSLakshya Sen and Aakarshi Kashyap reached the quarters with relative easeEarlier, Sindhu and Srikanth additionally made it to the ultimate eight stageThe Indian contingent additionally shined within the doubles competitions as properly

India’s badminton sensation Lakshya Sen continued his glowing type on the Commonwealth Games with a straightforward win on Friday to guide his place within the quarterfinals of the lads’s singles class. Aakarshi Kashyap additionally registered a dominant win to hitch Sen, Kidambi Srikanth and PV Sindhu within the closing eight phases.

The 20-year-old Sen has been one in all India’s high performers this marketing campaign and has proven his prowess throughout the blended staff occasion, the place India gained silver.

On Friday, the Indian ace toppled Australia’s Ying Xiang Lin 21-9 21-16 of their encounter to hitch Srikanth within the quarters of the lads’s occasion.

The latter had earlier sealed his development into the final eight stage with a 21-9 21-12 win over Sri Lanka’s Dumindu Abeywickrama.

Over on the ladies’s facet of issues, Kashyap was at her sensible greatest on Friday as she thrashed Cyprus’ Eva Kattirtzi to ease into the quarters. She gained the match with a convincing rating of 21-2, 21-7 to progress to the quarters.

She will be a part of Sindhu, who defeated Uganda’s Husina Kobugabe 21-10 21-9 earlier within the day, within the quarterfinal phases.

In the doubles competitors, CWG silver medallists Chirag Shetty and Satwiksairaj Rankireddy secured a 21-8 21-7 win over Pakistan’s Murad Ali and Muhammad Irfan Saeed Bhatti to seal their place within the males’s quarterfinals.

Over on the ladies’s facet of issues, Gayatri Gopichand and Treesa Jolly entered the final eight with a 21-2 21-4 win over Mauritius’ Jemimah Leung For Sang and Ganesha Mungrah.

Sindhu will now face Malaysia’s Goh Jin Wei within the subsequent spherical with a spot within the semifinals at stake. Former World No.1 Srikanth will tackle England’s Toby Penty in his quarterfinal match.

Sen and Kashyap might be dealing with Paul Julien Georges of Mauritius and Scotland’s Kristy Gilmour respectively, for a spot within the semis.

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