Satwiksairaj-Ashwini enter Dutch Open quarter-finalsOctober 13, 2017
ALMERE: India’s Satwiksairaj Rankireddy and Ashwini Ponnappa beat Kristoffer Knudsen and Isabella Nielsen of Denmark in straight games to sail into the mixed doubles quarter-finals of the Yonex Dutch Open on Thursday.
The Indian pair took just 32 minutes to get the better of Knudsen and Nielsen 21-12 21-18 in a second round clash.
Satwiksairaj and Ashwini will now play Ireland’s Scott Evans and Amanda Hogstrom of Sweden in the last eight round.
The Irish-Swede combination defeated German pair of Jones Ralfy Jansen and Eva Janssens 21-11 17-21 21-18 in another second round match.