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Satwik-Chirag reach third straight final of the season at BWF French Open by beating world champions

Top seeds and former men’s doubles champions Satwiksairaj Rankireddy and Chirag Shetty have advanced to the BWF Super 750 French Open final for the third time. Additionally, this marks their third consecutive final of the season. The Indian duo secured a dominant victory over reigning world champions Kang Minhyuk and Seo Seungjae of Korea in the semifinal.

During the intense semifinal match held late on Saturday night, Rankireddy and Shetty displayed their skills, defeating the Korean pair with a score of 21-13, 21-16. Now, the Indian duo is set to face Chinese Taipei’s Lee Jhe-Huei and Yang Po-Hsuan in the final showdown on Sunday.

In other news, Lakshya Sen’s impressive run came to an end as he faced defeat in the men’s singles semifinal. The reigning world champion Kunlavut Vitidsarn emerged victorious in a closely fought battle, with a final score of 22-20, 13-21, 11-21. Sen’s journey in the tournament may have concluded, but he showcased strong determination throughout the competition.

Stay tuned for the thrilling final match between the top seeds from India and the talented duo from Chinese Taipei at the BWF Super 750 French Open. Who will emerge victorious in this exciting showdown? The answer will be revealed soon.

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