Mithun Manjunath wins first set

Orleans Masters Badminton LIVE: Manjunath vs Adinata LIVE: India’s Mithun Manjunath, who is the only singles player prevailing in the Orleans Masters from the country, started his semifinals on a postive not by winning the first set 21-18 against Indonesia’s Christian Adinata in the semifinals of the BWF 100 tournament on Satuday (2) April). Follow InsideSport.IN for more updates.

Orleans Masters Badminton LIVE: Mithun Manjunath wins first set against Indonesia’s Christian Adinata in semifinals – Follow Manjunath vs Adinata LIVE

  • Adinata however makes a good comeback with a cross-court smash to lead 6-5.
  • Manjunath leads 4-2.

Game 2

Manjunath entered the semis by defeating Hong Kong’s Chan Yin Chak in the quarterfinal in straight sets while Adinatha, who entered the tournament as a qualifier won against France’s Arnaud Merkle in three sets to enter the last-four.

  • Mithun Manjunath started the year with the India Open, he had to withdraw from the tournament in the second round after testing Covid Positive.
  • He then played the Syed Modi International and was the only Indian to qualify for the semis in Men’s singles, where he lost to Arnaud Merkle.
  • In the Odisha Open, he lost to compatriot Pawan Rajawat in the quarterfinal.
  • Before Orleans Masters, he played in the Polish Open and made a third round exit after losing to Lim Chong King in straight sets.
  • At the Orleans Masters, he faced compatriots Katikey Kumar and Siddharth Pratap Singh in the first two rounds and defeated them in straight sets.
  • He then clinched an upset win over second seed Hans-Kristian Vittinghus after fighting back from one set down.
  • In the quarterfinals, he stormed past qualifier Chan Yin Chak to reach the semis. He is looking to win his first title this year.

  • Meanwhile, Christian Adinata, who is ranked 189th, has made a mark by reaching the semifinals in the tournament.
  • This is his first big tournament this year and coming in as a qualifier, he has performed exceptionally well.
  • The Indonesian defeated Chirag Sen in three sets before going past Kiran George in straight sets.
  • After losing 10-21 against Arnaud Merkle in the quarterfinal, he made a terrific comeback by winning the next two sets 21-18, 21-16. He now looks to continue his dream run by reaching the final.

Manjunath vs Adinata Head-to-Head: This will be the first-ever meeting between both these players. Mithun Manjunath clearly enters the game as the favorite. The Indonesian however, can’t be taken lightly as he has showcased exceptional fighting spirit to progress this far and he will once again look to put up a good show in the semis.

Orleans Masters Badminton LIVE: Mithun Manjunath favorite against Indonesia’s Christian Adinata in semifinals – Follow Manjunath vs Adinata LIVE

Where to watch Manjunath vs Adinata LIVE?

The match will be live streamed on the French Badminton Federation’s official Youtube channel. The match is expected to begin at 9 pm IST.

Orleans Masters Badminton LIVE: Mithun Manjunath favorite against Indonesia’s Christian Adinata in semifinals – Follow Manjunath vs Adinata LIVE

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