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Indonesian Masters 2018, Quarter-finals: Satwiksairaj Rankireddy-Chirag Shetty vs M. Conrad-Petersen-M. P. Kolding, Live Match Updates

Rankireddy and Shetty def Petersen and Kolding 23-21, 15-21, 21-19 to enter SFs
Updated: 26 January 2018 19:47 IST - Published: 26 January 2018 17:17 IST
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Do join us tomorrow as we bring you live updates from Day 5 of the Indonesia Masters.

Goodnight!
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The young Indian pair will now face the top seeds and World No. 1 pair of Gideon and Sukamuljo for a place in the final.
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This is the second consecutive win over the Danish pair for Rankireddy and Shetty. They beat them at the French Open in October too!
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Final score: Rankireddy and Shetty def Petersen and Kolding 23-21, 15-21, 21-19 to enter SFs
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AND THEY HAVE DONE IT!!!!!!


SATWIKSAIRAJ RANKIREDDY AND CHIRAG SHETTY UPSET THE FOURTH SEEDS AND WORLD NO. 6 PAIR TO REACH THE SEMI-FINALS!!!!!
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MATCH POINT FOR INDIA!

20-19
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19-19


tense times!
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Brutal exchange and Chirag gets it done!

19-18
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All even at 18-18
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The match has reached a high level of intensity now.


Furious exchange!

Team India 18-17
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Chirag can't handle a tight spinning net shot.

17-17
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And Team India into the lead!


17-16
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ALL LEVEL

16-16

Fabulous angular smash from Satwik!
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Smart shot down the middle from Chirag! Relying more on their intelligence now!

15-16
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And it's a TWO-POINT GAP!

14-16
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Fantastic movement from Satwik to hit directly at his opponent

Team India trails 13-16
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It's 15-12 to Team Denmark
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The Danes are looking sharper of the two....also their big match experience is showing!

14-11
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Terrific smashes from Chirag and the Indians now trail 11-12
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But the Danes came back to take the confidence away from the Indians.

With some exceptional attack, they go up to 11-8 at the mid-game interval.
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The pace of this game is fast and furious....the Indians have managed to keep their errors at bay for the moment!

Team India up 7-6
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The Danes have regrouped well. They forced the error out of Satwik.

Up 6-4
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And it's quickly all level.

3-3
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The Indians are beginning to show the great attack that they displayed in Game No.1.

3-1
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GAME 3

It's 1-1
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The Indians managed to win a couple of points before the Danes wrapped up the second game

21-15
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The Danes stave off a late surge from the Indians at 19-13 and come up with a brilliant display of attacking badminton. Go up to 20-13
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The Danes miscue a smash.

The Indians trail 11-17
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And they have made it a SEVEN-POINT GAP


9-16
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Satwik and Chirag have closed the gap to NINE points now.

7-16
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Clearly, the Indians are struggling with the drift from that side
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But the Danes manage to steer the game their way and now lead 14-5
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2 points on the trot for the Indians after going down 2-12

They are now at 4-12

Are they building a rhythm here?
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And Satwik messes up the smash opportunity by smashing into the net!

The Danes go into the interval with an 11-2 lead.
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Clearly, the change of sides has not helped them.

They trail 2-9
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The Indians are struggling to replicate their first set feat here.

The points are short and swift and mostly ending in an error by the Indians.

The Danes are up 5-1
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And the Danes increase their lead to 4-0
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SECOND GAME

It's a 2-0 lead for the Danes
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WHAT A SUPER FAST EXCHANGE!!!!!!

Rankireddy and Shetty get the job done!

They take the first game 23-21
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And it is back to all level!

21-21
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Chirag finds an opening with his backhand!
21-20
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And the Danes find an opening down the middle!


20-20
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Great attack from the Danes!

They save one game point to trail 19-20
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TWO GAME POINTS FOR THE INDIANS!!!!

20-18
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Relentless returning from Satwik!

Who will say he is only 17?

18-18
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It's all level




17-17


Chirag had the right idea to finish with a backhand volley, but failed to execute it properly!
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Just when it was getting too close for comfort at 16-15, Chirag smartly gets another point for his team.

17-15 for the Indians
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Chirag sends the shuttle long in his urgency to win the point and immediately tells himself to calm down.

They lead 16-14
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The Danes are trying their best to chip away from the Indians' big lead.

Currently they are lagging behind by 3 points.

12-15
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But they undo their good work with a couple of errors.

They now trail 8-14