Indian Sports Round Up | Friday

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Korea Open BWFSuper 500
Sindhu & Srikanth Advance to SemiFinals defeating their opponents. Read the full report here.
Satwiksairaj Rankireddy and Chirag Shetty lost their quarter final match failed to Kang Minhyuk and Seo Seungjae of Korea 20-22, 21-18, 20-22.
In women’s doubles, Top Seeded pair of Ashwini Ponnappa and N Sikki Reddy were defeated by Hye-won Eom and Bo Ryeong Kim of South Korea in the quarterfinal 19-21 17-21.


Thailand open
Three Indian pugilists, including world championship silver medallist Amit Panghal reached the finals of the Thailand Open boxing tournament. Ananta Pralhad (54kg), Sumit (75kg) also advanced to the finals.
Overall, Seven Indian boxers will fight for gold as Ashish Kumar (81kg), Monika (48kg), Govind Sahani (48kg) and Varinder Singh (60kg) had already entered the finals of their respective events on Wednesday.
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Meanwhile, Manisha (57kg), Pooja (69kg) and Bhagyabati Kachari (75kg) won bronze medals after losing their respective semifinal bouts.


Yuki Bhambri and Saketh Myneni beat Santillan and Statham 6-4, 6-4 to reach the doubles semifinals of the $53,120 Challenger tennis tournament in Ecuador.
Sania Mirza & Lucie Hradecka have reached SemiFinals at the WTA 500 event in Charleston defeating the third seed in an exciting match that went down the wire and Sania/lucie came back from behind to win the match.


FIH Women’s Junior World Cup
The Indian women’s hockey team continued its unbeaten run and defeated South Korea 3-0 on Friday to enter the semifinals for only the second time.
The Indians scored through Mumtaz Khan (11th minute), Lalrindiki (15th) and Sangita Kumari (41st) to emerge winners in the quarterfinal match.
FIH Pro League Women’s Hockey
Indian women hockey team stunned world no.1 and Olympic Champion Netherlands 2-1 in their first leg match of their double leg FIH Pro league tie at Bhuvaneshvar.

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