Nevertheless, the stability tilted in Austria’s favour after Sushmita Panigrahi suffered a 1-11, 5-11, 7-11, 2-11 loss in opposition to Martina Meibl.
Ashutosh Pednekar, India’s first world champion within the sport, and Siddharth Nandal as soon as once more swung the stability in India’s favour with 11-9, 11-5, 11-9, 12-14 win over Michael Moitzi and Stefan Faschauner within the males’s doubles.
Particular person glory
In the meantime, Abhinav introduced extra cheers to the nation as he received the class D crown in open males’s singles beating Daniel 21-11, 21-5, 22-20 within the ultimate.
After a bye in opposition to Germany’s Andre Seidler within the opening spherical, Abhinav edged out Austria’s Thomas Felber 21-7, 21-3, 21-15 within the second spherical. Within the third spherical, the Indian edged out one other native participant Michail Koslov 21-19, 21-7, 21-5 earlier than recording a 21-8, 21-5, 21-12 win over France’s Stan Soels. Abhinav then edged out countrymate Varinder Singh 21-8, 21-9, 19-21 within the semis.
Nevertheless, it was disappointment for Ashutosh as he misplaced within the semis of 45+ males’s class.