Uber Cup: India Women Shuttlers Shine Bright, Qualify For Quarterfinals

Indian girls staff superior to the quarterfinals of the Uber Cup.© Twitter

Indian girls staff progressed to the quarterfinals of the Uber Cup with a convincing 4-1 victory over Scotland as shuttlers Aditi Bhatt and Tasnim Mir registered assured singles wins on Tuesday. India are actually sitting second in Group B with two wins from as many matches. The Indian staff had overwhelmed Spain 3-2 on Sunday when prime participant Saina Nehwal was compelled retire from her match attributable to a groin problem. Taking the courtroom first, Malvika Bansod misplaced to Kirsty Gilmour 13-21, 9-21 earlier than Aditi bought the higher of Rachel Sugden 21-14 21-8 to degree the scores.

The doubles pair of Tanisha Crasto and Rutaparna Panda then beat Julie Machperson and Ciara Torrance 21-11 21-8 handy India a 2-1 lead.

Tasnim sealed the tie in India’s favour by defeating Lauren Middleton 21-15 21-6. In the reverse doubles, the younger Indian pair of Treesa Jolly and Gayatri Gopichand, daughter of nationwide coach Pullela Gopichand, fought exhausting earlier than getting the higher of Gilmour and Eleanor O’Donnell 21-8 19-21 21-10 in an thrilling conflict that lasted for 55 minutes.

The Indian staff will tackle a powerful Thailand on Wednesday. India has twice (2014, New Delhi and 2016, Kunshan) reached the semifinals of the match.

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