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Malvika Bansod of India reached the main draw of the Swiss Open Super 300 badminton tournament being played in Basel. She defeated American Lauren Lam 21-17, 21-7 in the qualifying round. In women’s doubles, the pair of Sikki Reddy and Aarthi Sara Sunil also made it to the main draw.
They beat Paula Lin Cao and Lauren Lam 21-15, 15-21, 21-18. In mixed doubles, Rohan Kapoor and Sikki Reddy defeated German pair of Patrik and Franziska 21-17, 15-21, 21-18. Meanwhile, Miraba Luwang Maisnam and Priyanshu Rajawat could not qualify for the main draw.
Miraba beat his Spanish opponent in the first round but lost 13-21, 25-23, 20-22 to Joran of Netherlands in the second round. Priyanshu lost 7-21, 5-21 to Chinese Taipei’s Chish Hao Li in the first round. Rohan Kapoor and B Sumeeth Reddy lost in the first round of doubles qualifying.