Australian Open 2023: India’s HS Prannoy and Priyanshu Rajawat will face off in the semifinals of the Australian Open 2023 on Friday. Prannoy, the sixth seed, defeated top seed Anthony Sinisuka Ginting of Indonesia in the quarterfinals, while Rajawat upset world No. 13 Kidambi Srikanth in a thrilling three-game match.
The match between Prannoy and Rajawat is sure to be a cracker. Both players are in good form and will be looking to reach their first Super 500 final. Prannoy has been in excellent touch in recent months, reaching the semifinals of the Indonesia Open and the quarterfinals of the All England Open. Rajawat, on the other hand, is a rising star in Indian badminton and has shown great potential in his recent performances.
The match is scheduled to start at 3:30 PM IST on Friday. It will be streamed live on the BWF YouTube channel.
Here are the key takeaways from the quarterfinals:
- Prannoy produced a superb performance to defeat Ginting in straight games. He was aggressive from the start and never gave the Indonesian a chance.
- Rajawat came back from a game down to defeat Srikanth in a thrilling match. He showed great determination and never gave up.
- The semifinals are sure to be exciting. Both Prannoy and Rajawat are in good form and will be looking to reach their first Super 500 final.
The match between Prannoy and Rajawat is a major boost for Indian badminton. It shows that India has a deep pool of talent in men’s singles. Both players are young and have the potential to become world-beaters.
The semifinals of the Australian Open will be a great opportunity for Prannoy and Rajawat to showcase their skills on the world stage. They will be hoping to make the most of it and reach their first Super 500 final.