World No.1 doubles star R. Satwiksairaj (accomplice Chirag Shetty) patiently watched the combined doubles closing of the Chennai District badminton championships right here for round 30-odd minutes. Then, he advised the gathering the strengths and weaknesses of the finalists which confirmed his dedication to the following era of gamers, at an occasion hosted by Nippon Paint.
“They (the finalists) have to improve their net play and correct their service receiving and you can be stronger and fitter,” he mentioned. On coming again to town, he mentioned: “Chennai is very special. Chennai Superstarz was the team I played in the Premier Badminton League in 2020 and we won the title, too. Chennai is a lucky charm for me and Chirag.”
Having misplaced two back-to-back International BWF tournaments within the finals at first of the brand new 12 months — the Sunrise India Open and the Malaysia Open— Satwik mentioned his starvation to win has solely elevated.
“I feel sometimes losing is better. I feel, if we win regularly, we will be kind of relaxed. After two runner-up finishes, we’ve now want to do well. We are practising for the All-England Open with fire and energy. Of course, it will be quite challenging before the Paris Olympics.” If we play our ‘A’ recreation, it will likely be tough for our opponents.”
Satwik mentioned to be top-seeded on the All-England Open (to be held in Birmingham from March 12 to 17) was a really particular feeling and desires to be on the rostrum for the BWF Super 1000 occasion.
“I just saw the news (of Satwik-Chirag) of us being the top seed in the website. It feels really special. All these numbers definitely give us happiness. But on a given day, it doesn’t matter as we can lose to anyone. When we were in the world’s top 20, we troubled all the top players. We haven’t gone past the second round in the All-England Open. For sure, we want to a podium finish,” mentioned the 23-year-old reigning Asian Games and Asian males’s doubles champion, who will probably be subsequent enjoying the French Open from March 5.
On the preparations for the Paris Olympics, Satwik mentioned he hadn’t begun. “We have not started. We are seeing the big picture. There are many tournaments before the Olympics. We want to do well in the All-England Open and we are the defending champion in Thomas Cup (April 28 to May 5) and want to perform well,” he mentioned.