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CWG: Indian women paddlers reach doubles semis

IANS  |  Gold Coast (Australia) 

India's women paddlers continued their glorious run at the 21st here reaching the semi-finals of doubles competition on Thursday.

In one of the quarter-finals, and came back strongly from an one-game deficit to prevail over the English pair of and 3-1 (12-14, 11-3, 11-7, 11-6).

Manika and Mouma had earlier blanked Sri Lanka's Hansani Kapugeekiyana and Ishara Madurangi 3-0 (11-4, 11-4, 11-1) in a rather one-sided contest.

Manika and Mouma will now take on Malaysian duo of ying Ho and Karen Lyne, on Friday for a place in the final.

In another quarter-final, Sutirtha Mukherjee and Pooja Sahasrabudhe had a comfortable 3-0 (11-6, 11-7, 14-12) over Canada's and

The Indian pair had earlier defeated the Welsh duo of and with a 3-1 (11-7, 11-5, 8-11, 11-6) verdict.

Sutirtha and Pooja will next face Singapore's Tianwei Feng and Mengyu Yu in the other semi-final on Friday.

--IANS

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First Published: Thu, April 12 2018. 14:18 IST
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