Badminton Canada Open: Indian Shuttler Priyanshu Rajawat Will Take On Alex Lanier Of France In Semifinal Of Men’s Singles

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Indian shuttler Priyanshu Rajawat will take on Alex Lanier of France in the semifinal of men’s singles tonight at 10:10 Indian Standard Time (IST). Earlier, Rajawat stunned top seed and world number four Anders Antonsen of Denmark to cruise into the semifinals of the Canada Open.

Rajawat defeated Antonsen 21-11, 17-21, 21-19 in a gruelling one hour 19 minutes quarterfinal, last night. This is his first-ever victory over a top-10 player.

With the exit of women’s doubles pair of Treesa Jolly and Gayatri Gopichand in the quarterfinals, Rajawat is the only Indian left in the competition.

Disclaimer: This press release is sourced from News On AIR, Prasar Bharti and Press Information Bureau India (PIB).

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