Orleans Masters Quarter-finals: Saina, Srikanth in action; Match timings in India, where to watch, full fixture of Indian shuttlers: India’s Saina Nehwal and Kidambi Srikanth have qualified for the quarterfinals of the ongoing BWF Super 100 Orleans Masters tournament. They will be in action on Friday when Saina takes on Iris Wang of Malaysia and Kidambi faces off against the winner of the quarterfinal between Toma Junior Popov and Philip Illum Klindt.
The ongoing event holds great importance for both players as it is part of the qualification process for the upcoming Tokyo Olympics. Saina’s victory in the quarterfinals, over France’s Marie Batomene of France, came after she lost the first game while Srikanth won in straight games against compatriot Ajay Jayaram.
Apart from these three, many other Indians would be in action also on quarterfinals day. Ira Sharma, who defeated Mariya Mitsova of Bulgaria on Thursday, will face Line Christophersen of Denmark.
On the doubles front, the pair of MR Arjun and Dhruv Kapila will take on England’s Callum Hemming and Steven Stallwood in men’s doubles. Krishna Prasad Garga and Vishnu Vardhan Goud Panjala will take on France’s Christo Popov and Toma Junior Popov in the same category.
Women’s duo of N Sikki Reddy and Ashwini Ponnappa will be in action against England’s Chloe Birch and Lauren Smith. Ponnappa would be in action in mixed doubles also with Dhruv Kapila when they face Max Flynn and Jessica Pugh, also from England.
Where to Watch Orleans Masters 2021 Quarterfinals?
The live telecast of the matches would be available only on the YouTube channel of the Badminton Federation of France. (https://www.youtube.com/channel/UCKoyBuRfaPm9UTzjt5JRGng)
When to watch Orleans Masters Quarterfinals?
The live stream of Orleans Masters quarterfinals will begin at 3PM IST.
Check complete draw of Indian shuttle in Orleans Masters Quarter Finals
Mens Singles: Kidambi Srikanth vs Toma Junior Popov
Women’s Singles: Saina Nehwal vs Iris Wang, Ira Sharma vs
Mixed Doubles: Max FLYNN and Jessica PUGH
Men’s Doubles: K
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