Malaysia Open Badminton: Naraoka maintains lead against Prannoy in 1st game, Chirag-Satwik plays Chinese pair for spot in semifnal: Follow LIVE updates 

Malaysia Open Badminton LIVE – HS Prannoy vs Naraoka LIVE: HS Prannoy is looking to extend his run in the Malaysia Open 2023. He is in an intense battle with World No.7 Kodai Naraoka in the quarterfinal on Friday, 13th January 2023. India’s Men’s Doubles pair Chirag Shetty and Satwiksairaj Rankireddy are also in the hunt for a semifinal spot. They will face China’s Liu Yu Chen and Ou Xuan Yi in the quarterfinal. All match action will be streamed live on Voot & Follow Malaysia Open 2023 Quarterfinals LIVE updates with InsideSport.IN 

India’s Quarterfinal Fixtures 

  • HS Prannoy vs Kodai Naraoka – IN PROGRESS
  • Chirag Shetty/Satwiksairaj Rankireddy vs Liu/Ou – 3.10 PM 

 

  • 11-9 to Naraoka, Naraoka enters the 1st game interval with 11-9 lead.
  • 10-8 to Naraoka, After an intense rally of 39 shots, Naraoka plays a shot that falls in the vacant space behind Prannoy to take scores to 10-8.
  • 9-7 to Naraoka, One wide shot and another net-error from Prannoy helps Naraoka maintain his lead.
  • 7-7 to Prannoy, HS Prannoy levels score with a brilliant smash.
  • 7-5 to Naraoka, Naroka didn’t let Prannoy to level the scores as he hits a body smash.
  • 5-0 to Naraoka, Naraoka straighaway runs with a 5-0 lead

Prannoy vs Naraoka 

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Malaysia Open Badminton LIVE: Prannoy faces Kodai Naraoka in quarterfinal, Chirag-Satwik duo aim semifinal spot in Malaysia Open - Follow LIVE updates 
Malaysia Open Badminton LIVE: Prannoy faces Kodai Naraoka in quarterfinal, Chirag-Satwik duo aim semifinal spot in Malaysia Open – Follow LIVE updates

HS Prannoy vs Kodai Naraoka

HS Prannoy won a close contest against Indonesia’s Dwi Wordoyo in the second round. He clinched a 21-19, 15-21, 21-16 victory in three games. Earlier in the tournament he also defeated fellow compatriot Lakshya Sen in three games. He will face a tough challenge against Japan’s rising star Kodai Naraoka.

Kodai Naraoka is currently ranked World No.7. He started the tournament with an upset victory against second seed Lee Zii Jia. In the second round, he yet again faced a Malaysian in Tze Yong Ng and won the contest in three games.

Naraoka and Prannoy faced each other two times in the past. Prannoy is yet to clinch a victory against the Japanese and aims to end his losing streak. They last met at the BWF World Tour Final in December.

Chirag Shetty/Satwiksairaj Rankireddy vs Liu/Ou

World No.5 duo Satwiksairaj Rankireddy and Chirag Shetty have showcased terrific form in the tournament so far. The seventh seeded pair sailed past experienced South Korean pair Choi Sol-gyu and Kim Won-ho in straight games in the first round. They yet again clinched a straight game victory against Muhammad Shohibul Fikri and Bagas Maulana.

The Chinese pair Liu Yuchen and Ou Xuanyi are unseeded in the tournament. They enter the upcoming contest after a 21-10, 23-21 victory against fourth seeded Malaysian pair Aaron Chia and Soh Wooi Yik. They are eyeing yet another upset against the fifth seeded Indian pair.

Both the pairs will be facing each other for the first time on the ATP Tour.

Where to watch Malaysia Open 2023 LIVE? 

Malaysia Open 2023 matches can be watched LIVE on Voot Select App.

Malaysia Open Badminton LIVE: Prannoy faces Kodai Naraoka in quarterfinal, Chirag-Satwik duo aim semifinal spot in Malaysia Open – Follow LIVE updates 

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