Sreeja Akula Achanta Kamal

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Birmingham: The duo of Sreeja Akula and Achanta Kamal have sailed into the mixed doubles quarterfinals in the ongoing Commonwealth Games 2022.

The Indian couple won Leong Chee Feng and Ho Ying from Malaysia in the first round and won the match 3-0.

Akula and Kamal lost the first set to the Malaysian duo but made a brilliant comeback to win the next three sets in a row.

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In the first round, India lost to the Malaysian team with a score of 5-11, but the motivation to return left the opponent in shock. The Indian team completely dominated the second set and did not give Malaysia a window to register points as they finished 11-2.

The third set ended 6-11 and gave India a 2-1 lead. It didn’t take long for the duo to book their place in the quarterfinals as they ended up outscoring their opponents 11-5 in the fourth set.



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