Rankireddy and Shetty then overtook their opponents at 16-14 and then climbed up to 18-16. But the Chinese pair won five consecutive points to take the match to the decider. Although the Indian duo was slow off the blocks in the third game, it managed to level the scores at six all. From there on, the Indians never looked back and kept their composure till the end. The Chinese pair fought back and at one stage, reduced the gap to 18-19, but the Indians looked in no mood to climb down. They went on to pocket two successive points to seal the contest in their favour.