The Indian duo of Gayatry Gopichand and Trisa Jolie have advanced to the second round of the 2023 Australian Open women’s doubles at the State Sports Center in Sydney. The Indian duo of Gayatry Gopichand and Trisa Jolie advanced to the second round of the 2023 Australian Open women’s doubles at the State Sports Center in Sydney on Tuesday. Jolie and Gopichand’s Indian duo defeated world No. 29 Catherine Choi and Josephine Wu 21-16, 21-17 in the round of 32 of the BWF Super 500 tournament. In the round of 16, the star shuttling players will face world No. 4 Mayu Matsumoto of Japan and Wakana Nagahara.
Gopichand and Jolie took home the bronze medal at the 2014 Birmingham Commonwealth Games. In March, they reached the semifinals of the All-England Open. However, since the qualifying period for the 2024 Paris Olympics began on May 1, they have not yet reached the quarterfinals of the BWF Tour. Ashiwini Fonnapa and Tanisha Krasto, who won silver at the world championships, were eliminated after losing the women’s doubles opening to 18th-ranked Pebriana Kusma and Alaniya Pratiwi of Indonesia.
Earlier, Ensikki Reddy, who teamed up with Arati Sara Sunil, lost their opening matches to Ukraine’s Yelizaveta Zarqa and Maria Stoliarenko 19-21, 21-15, 19-21. 바카라사이트넷
Two-time Olympic medal winner PV Sindhu and Commonwealth Games champion Laksha Sen will be active in the BWF Super 500 tournament starting Wednesday. Australian Open 2023 ends on Sunday.