Tuesday, 16 Jul 2024

News | BWF Sudirman Cup: Group C Match Results

The TotalEnergies BWF Sudirman Cup Finals 2023 kicked off with an exciting match between Chinese Taipei and India in Group C. Although Chinese Taipei emerged victorious with a 4-1 win, the matches were closely contested, and India had the opportunity to secure a few victories with a little luck.

In the opening match, Yang Po-Hsuan and Hu Ling Fang from Chinese Taipei faced a tough challenge from the scratch Indian pair Sai Pratheek and Tanisha Crasto. Yang and Hu managed to save a match point in the second game, narrowly escaping defeat. Reflecting on the match, Yang admitted, “We should’ve pulled off the second game.” Crasto acknowledged the learning experience from the match and expressed satisfaction with their performance.

Tanisha Crasto and Sai Pratheek nearly earned a point for India.

Later, Chou Tien Chen extended the lead for Chinese Taipei by defeating Prannoy H. S. in straight games. The highlight of the day came from Pusarla V. Sindhu, who put up an exceptional performance against Tai Tzu Ying. Although Sindhu ultimately lost, she showcased her skill, agility, and powerful shots and remained a fierce competitor until the end.

In the men’s doubles, Satwiksairaj Rankireddy and Chirag Shetty narrowly missed out on victory, losing 21-18 in the third game to Lee Yang/Ye Hong Wei. However, Treesa Jolly and Gayatri Gopichand Pullela secured a point for India in the women’s doubles, displaying resilience and determination.

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Pullela, playing her first Sudirman Cup tie, emphasized the importance of giving it their best despite knowing the tie was already lost. She expressed gratitude for the support of the team and seniors, stating that it served as inspiration.

FAQs

1. Which teams were involved in the Group C matches?

  • Chinese Taipei and India battled it out in a closely contested match.
  • France faced a tough challenge against Korea.
  • Malaysia secured a decisive victory over Australia.

2. Who were the standout performers in the matches?

  • Pusarla V. Sindhu showcased her exceptional skills and put up a tough fight against Tai Tzu Ying.
  • Tanisha Crasto and Sai Pratheek nearly earned a point for India in their match.

3. How did the teams react to the results?

  • Despite losing, the Indian women’s doubles pair remained positive and focused on performing well in the upcoming matches.
  • France’s Christo Popov expressed confidence in the team’s young and strong lineup, believing they have the potential to surprise this year.
  • Malaysia dominated their matches against Australia and displayed their expected level of performance.

Conclusion

The Group C matches of the BWF Sudirman Cup Finals 2023 provided thrilling badminton action. The teams displayed resilience, determination, and sportsmanship, setting the stage for an exciting tournament. Stay tuned for more updates from the Carnegiecentre brand, your go-to source for badminton news and analysis.

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