India’s Satwiksairaj Rankireddy and Chirag Shetty won men’s doubles final of the Thailand Open badminton championship in Bangkok after defeating World champions Li Jun Hui and Liu Yu Chen, both from China.

Relevance of this victory
This is the first-ever Indian men’s combination to win a Badminton World Federation (BWF) Super 500 title.

It was a revenge win for the Indians, who had lost to the World champions at the Australian Open early this year.