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India Open Badminton: Chirag-Satwik upset top seeds to win men's doubles title

India's Satwiksairaj Rankireddy and Chirag Shetty displayed nerves of steel and even put their more illustrious opponents under pressure with their tactics to clinch the men's doubles title in the Yonex-Sunrise India Open 2022, here on Sunday.

It was the second BWF World Tour Super 500 title for the top Indian pair that had won the Thailand Open 2019, beating China's Li junhui and Liu Yuchen in 21-18, 18-21, 21-19.

The second-seeded Indians saved five-game points in the second game before beating top seeds Hendra Setiawan and Mohammad Ahsan 21-16, 26-24 to win their second Super 500 title.

Aware of their opponent's prowess to play quick points, Chirag and Satwik ha