Indonesia Open 2023 Final, HIGHLIGHTS: Satwik-Chirag becomes first Indian pair to win Super 1000 title

Indonesia Open 2023: Catch the highlights, live score and updates from the men’s doubles finals.

Updated : Jun 18, 2023 15:37 IST

Satwik-Chirag win maiden Super 1000 title.
Satwik-Chirag win maiden Super 1000 title. | Photo Credit: BAI

Satwik-Chirag win maiden Super 1000 title. | Photo Credit: BAI

Welcome to Sportstar’s highlights of Indonesia Open 2023 tournament.

  • June 18, 2023 15:22

    India’s top men’s doubles duo Satwiksairaj Rankireddy and Chirag Shetty beat reigning world champions Aaron Chia and Soh Wooi Yik of Malaysia 21-17, 21-18 in the summit clash of the Indonesia Open on Sunday.

    The first game saw the Indians stuttering at start, however, they picked up pace and by the end of the mid-game interval, they were leading 11-9. In contrast, the second game started and the Indians dominated the proceedings. Though the Malaysian pair did come close towards the end, they were unable to withstand the pressure and succumbed to it.

  • June 18, 2023 15:20
    Match report

    Indonesia Open final: Satwik-Chirag win their first Super 1000 tournament

  • June 18, 2023 15:06
    GAME TWO: Score will read as Satwik-Chirag vs  Aaron-Wooi (21-18)

    AND THAT’S IT! Chirag smashes one onto Aaron, who is unable to retaliate and hits one onto the net. THE INDIANS WIN THEIR FIRST EVER SUPER 1000 TITLE!

  • June 18, 2023 15:03

    An unforced error by Wooi, who jump smashes just for the shuttle to hit the net, gives the Indian pair an advantage

  • June 18, 2023 15:01

    Three consecutive points for the Indians as Wooi raises one off only for it to land wide off the sideline.

  • June 18, 2023 14:59

    Satwik’s angular smash in between the two World Champions leaves them stumped.

  • June 18, 2023 14:58

    Chirag deceives Aaron with a disguised smash which looked like a drop shot near the net.

  • June 18, 2023 14:57

    In a battle of smashes, the Indian seventh seeded pair comes on top with Wooi failing to place the shuttle inside the court.

  • June 18, 2023 14:55

    Satwik is faced with continous attacks and his backhand shot hits one onto the net.

  • June 18, 2023 14:53

    Chirag anticipates Aaron’s shot near the net and smashes one before the second seeded pair is able to catch up.

  • June 18, 2023 14:51

    Despite the defending, Aaron hits one onto the net as he is unable to connect to Chirag’s smash.

  • June 18, 2023 14:49

    Aaron is unable to pass the net.

  • June 18, 2023 14:47

    Soh falls to the ground while defending and continues to do so while sitting on the court, but after being targeted by both the Indians’ smashes, he finally crumbles as it seems like the shuttle hit his face.

  • June 18, 2023 14:43
    GAME ONE: Score will read as Satwik-Chirag vs  Aaron-Wooi (21-17)

    Malaysians challenge but its out and the Indians manage to hold on to the first game after a rather slow start.

  • June 18, 2023 14:42

    Chirag leaves yet another shot which he feels would go out and he anticipates it right.

  • June 18, 2023 14:40

    Service mistakes and quick returns on serves leaves both team to lose points each.

  • June 18, 2023 14:39

    The Malaysians attack once they receive the serve which forces the Indians to hit it and the shuttle goes wide.

  • June 18, 2023 14:37

    Yet another smash from Chirag onto Aaron’s body in the middle of the court as Soh leaves his position while returning the previous smash by Satwik.

  • June 18, 2023 14:36

    Chirag smashes one onto to Aaron’s foot as the Malaysians falter while defending.

  • June 18, 2023 14:35

    This time its Soh, who fails to return Chirag’s backhand and the shuttle ends out before mid-game interval.

  • June 18, 2023 14:34

    Service error for Aaron and the Malaysians.

  • June 18, 2023 14:33

    Four consecutive points for the Indians as theMalaysians are forced to err with Aaron having fallen down and receiving while being seated on the court.

  • June 18, 2023 14:31

    Parity is restored as Aaron hits one outside the sideline.

  • June 18, 2023 14:30

    Chirag makes the right call as the shuttle is hit wide off the backline.

  • June 18, 2023 14:29

    Points are exchanged. However, this time it’s Chirag’s turn to shine with a shot near the net.

  • June 18, 2023 14:28

    Satwik finally gets India a point

  • June 18, 2023 14:27

    The Malaysians make quick work of the Indians and gain three consecutive points.

  • June 18, 2023 14:26

    Aaron to serve.

  • June 18, 2023 14:14
    How are the two pairs seeded in the tournament?

    The Malaysians are second seeds, while the Indian duo are seventh.

  • June 18, 2023 13:53
    Satwik-Chirag’s road to final-

    bt Min Hyuk Kang and Seung Jae Seo of Korea 17-21, 21-19, 21-18 (semifinal)

    bt Fajar Alfian and Muhammad Rian Ardianto of Malaysia 21-13, 21-13 (quarterfinal)

    bt China’s He Ji Ting and Zhou Hao Dong 21-17, 21-15 (second round)

    bt Christo Popov and Toma Junior Popov of France 21-12, 11-7 retd. (first round)

  • June 18, 2023 13:33
    When did the two pairs last face each other?

    In the 2023 Sudirman Cup group match, Satwik-Cgirag lost 18-21, 19-21 to the second seeded Malaysian pair.

  • June 18, 2023 13:05

    The Malaysian pair has a staggering 7-0 lead over the Indians.

  • June 18, 2023 12:36

    This is Satwik-Chirag’s maiden Super 1000 finals.

  • June 18, 2023 12:19

    Indian men’s doubles duo of Satwiksairaj Rankireddy and Chirag Shetty fought hard to advance to the final of the Indonesia Open World Tour Super 1000 event on Saturday.

    The Commonwealth Games gold medalist duo of Satwik and Chirag, seeded seventh, overcame a game deficit to beat unseeded Min Hyuk Kang and Seung Jae Seo of Korea 17-21, 21-19, 21-18 to seal their maiden Super-1000 final berth.

    The win also extended their overall head-to-head record over Kang and Seo to 3-2.

    World No 6 Satwik and Chirag will face second seeds Aaron Chia and Wooi Yik Soh of Malaysia.

  • June 18, 2023 12:04
    When and where to watch the Indonesia Open 2023 LIVE in India?

    The live telecast of the Indonesia Open Super 1000 matches will be available on Sports 18 and the live streaming will be available on the JioCinema app and BWF’s YouTube Channel BWF TV.

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