Bangkok: India’s top-ranked men’s doubles pair of Satwiksairaj Rankireddy and Chirag Shetty entered the final of Thailand Open 2019 with a three-game win in the semi-finals on Saturday.
The Indian pair defeated South Korea’s Ko Sung Hyun and Shin Baek Cheol in the semi-final match.
The Indian took the first game 22-20, however, in the second game the South Korean pair fought back brilliantly to clinch the game 24-22 and took the match into the decider.
In the third game, Satwiksairaj and Chirag outclassed the South Korean pair by a huge margin of 21-9 to book their place in the final.
Satwiksairaj Rankireddy and Chirag Shetty will face the Chinese pairing of Li Jun Hui and Liu Yu Chen in the finals today.