Indonesia Open: India's Satwiksairaj Rankireddy, Chirag Shetty enter main draw

| Updated: Jun 13, 2017 02:52 IST

Jakarta [Indonesia], June 12 (ANI): India's Satwiksairaj Rankireddy and Chirag Shetty have marched into the main draw of the Indonesia Super Series Premier after recording two successive victories in the men's doubles qualifiers here on Monday. Satwiksairaj and Chirag swept aside Indonesian duo of Altof Barriq and Reinard Dhanriano 22-20, 21-9 in the opening round of the qualifiers that lasted about half-an-hour. Subsequently, the Indian pair registered a 21-18, 21-16 triumph over another Indonesian team of Sabar Karyaman Gutama and Frengky Wijaya Putra in the second qualifying match of the men's doubles event that lasted 36 minutes. Satwiksairaj and Chirag recently appeared in Sudirman Cup, where India lost to China in quarter-finals. The main event will kick start on Wednesday. (ANI)