India at Tokyo Paralympics: Noida DM Suhas continues winning run, clinches second match in straight sets

India at Tokyo Paralympics: Noida DM Suhas continues winning run,
India at Tokyo Paralympics: Noida DM Suhas continues winning run,

India at Tokyo Paralympics- Suhas into semi-finals: Noida District Magistrate and para-badminton player Suhas L Yathiraj on Friday defeated Susanto Hary of Indonesia in his men’s singles SL4 – Group A second match of the ongoing Tokyo Paralympics.

India at Tokyo Paralympics- Suhas into semi-finals: Suhas L Yathiraj, who has become the first civil servant from the country to represent India in the Tokyo Paralympics, completed the win 21-6, 21-12 in just 19 minutes. Suhas L Yathiraj got off to a good start and sailed through his opening Game 21-6. Riding on the confidence, Suhas continued his fine form and took an early lead in the second Game.

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The Indian athlete then sealed the second Game 21-12 to clinch the match on Friday. With this win, Suhas L Yathiraj has moved to the semi-finals.

Suhas in his first match had also dominated the proceedings and completed the match in 19 minutes with a straight-set victory.

On Thursday, shuttler Pramod Bhagat stormed into the semi-finals of the men’s singles SL3 after defeating Chyrkov Oleksandr of Ukraine.

India at Tokyo Paralympics- Suhas into semi-finals: Bhagat set the tone early in the game and defeated Oleksandr in two straight sets to seal the match in 26 minutes.

Bhagat got off to a good start and maintained his lead to seal the first game 21-12. The Indian shuttler continued his fine form and won the second essay 21-19

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