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Commonwealth Games 2022 Badminton results: PV Sindhu, K Srikanth and Lakshya Sen enter semis, Satwik/Chirag and Gayatri/Treesa also through

By Sportskeeda Desk | Last ModifiedAug 07, 2022 00:42 IST

Sindhu, Srikanth and Sen move one step closet to gold, enter semis

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00:42 (IST)7 AUG 2022

That brings us to an end of out coverage from the badminton court for the day, but what a day it has been! All five medal prospects โ€” PV Sindhu, K Srikanth, Lakshya Sen and the doubles pairings of Gayatri Gopichand and Treesa Jolly, Satwiksairaj Rankireddy and Chirag Shetty posted wins to move into the last four. They are all now just one win away from a medal!

The badminton contingent will resume their quest for gold tomorrow when they step out for their respective semifinal encounters, and we at Sportskeeda, will be here to being you the latest. So make sure you tune in for LIVE updates and all the latest news from Birmingham! For now, its goodnight from our side.

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Satwik and Chirag beat Tang and Schueler 21-9, 21-11. That was a very assured performance from the Indian duo as they join the others in the semifinal and end another very successful day for the Indian badminton contingent to a superb end!

00:26 (IST)7 AUG 2022

Match point India

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Another smash lands in the net from the Aussie duo, India is only two points away, 19-10!

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The service return goes long from Satwik, 15-10.

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A brilliant rally that had several quick flat exchanges, but a netted smash from the Aussie duo puts the Indians in touching distance at 15-8!

00:19 (IST)7 AUG 2022

The Indian duo leading 11-5 at the mid-game interval in the second game, having won the first comfortably.

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A lift from the Indian duo goes long, but they still have a give-point cushion at 10-5.

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Satwik and Chirag move ahead 5-3, can they wrap this up in straight games?

00:16 (IST)7 AUG 2022

Game 2 underway!

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The Indian duo has taken the opening game with ease 21-9, find themselves one game away from the semifinals!

23:53 (IST)6 AUG 2022

Satwik and Chiragwill soon be out on Court 2, taking on Nathan Tang and Jacon Schueler of Australia. Stay tuned!

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With three Indian singles players and a duo of Gayatri and Treesa through to the semifinals, the hopes of a gold medal are stronger than ever! Soon, we will have Satwiksairaj Rankireddy and Chirag Shetty looking to join them in the last-four. Stay tuned as we bring you LIVE updates from the men's doubles encounter in just about 30 minutes.

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And he has done it! Srikanth takes the match against Penty 21-19, 21-17 to move into the last-four.

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Match point Srikanth!

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Srikanth is only two points away from the semifinal at 19-16!

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This is still tight as the Englishman takes two points to claw back to 15-17.

22:41 (IST)6 AUG 2022

What a comeback this is turning out to be in the second. Brilliant front court plays and attacking badminton sees Srikanth take the lead 16-13!

22:39 (IST)6 AUG 2022

At 12-12, Srikanth and Penty have drawn level.

22:38 (IST)6 AUG 2022

Better from Srikanth as he keeps the shuttle tied to the net to take a few quick points, trails by only one at 10-11 now.

22:37 (IST)6 AUG 2022

Sen joins Sindhu in the semifinals with an effortless performance!

Meanwhile, Srikanth is looking to become the 3rd Indian to join them in the last four.
 

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Penty has a four-point cushion over Srikanth at the mid-game interval. 

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And Lakshya Sen needed just one chance to wrap things up!

With a dominant 21-12, 21-11 win, Sen moves into the semi-finals!!!!!

22:34 (IST)6 AUG 2022

And quickly Sen has reached 9 MATCH POINTS AT 20-11

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Sen is now two points away from the win, leads 19-10

22:32 (IST)6 AUG 2022

Sen's lead has now increased to 17-10. His speed and anticipation skills are giving no room to Paul.

22:32 (IST)6 AUG 2022

This is better from the Englishman against Srikanth, his nimble footwork has really impresses as he is sending a lot of shuttles back. Leads 8-5.

22:31 (IST)6 AUG 2022

Lakshya Sen is now showing his disguise and deception, leaving Paul flummoxed!

Up 15-10

22:30 (IST)6 AUG 2022

Sen is simply toying with his opponent at the moment. Increasing the lead further and further to go up to 14-10.

The Indian's strategy of moving Paul all over the court to finish with a sublime drop worked perfectly.

22:29 (IST)6 AUG 2022

Beautiful drop from Srikanth as he draws level once again, 5-5.

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Game 2 underway!

A balanced start to the second game as Srikanth and Penty find themselves at a 2-2 deadlock.

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Huge, huge smash from Sen to take an 11-8 lead heading into the midgame interval.

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Srikanth has taken the game 21-19, moves a step closer to the semifinals! Can he keep this going?

22:25 (IST)6 AUG 2022

Paul's backhand error at the net puts Lakshya ahead at 9-8

22:24 (IST)6 AUG 2022

Paul erases his own lead with a couple of untimely unforced errors.

Lakshya is back in this at 7-7

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Paul is trying every bit to move Sen to every inch of the court in an effort to eke out errors off the Indian's racquet.

22:22 (IST)6 AUG 2022

Sen's opponent, Julien Paul Georges of Mauritius, is ranked No. 106 in the world.

But in this game, he is giving a good demonstration of his talent. With a flurry of reverse slice and smashes, he has surged to a 7-5 lead.

22:21 (IST)6 AUG 2022

Srikanth, meanwhile, has arrived at game point! Leads 20-18.

22:20 (IST)6 AUG 2022

Penty wiht a quick finish at the net at 18-19 Srikanth! There's only one point in it!

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Sen and Paul are currently tied at 2-2 in the second game.
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