Para-badminton players competed in the quarter-finals today in Dubai ©Fazza LOC/Gaber Abedeen

Indian players enjoyed a good day as the semi-final line-ups were finalised on day four at the 2021 Dubai Para Badminton International at the Shabab Al Ahli Dubai Club in the United Arab Emirates.

In the women's singles SU5, the semi-finalists were confirmed after convincing wins for India's Palak Kohli and Ukraine's Ivanna Redka.

Kohli won an all-Indian tie 21-3, 21-9 against Jyoti Jangra while Redka defeated India's Arati Janoba Patil 21-9, 21-9.

Redka faces Dutch player Megan Hollander in the final four, while Kohli plays Beatriz Monteiro of Portugal.

Both Hollander and Monteiro received byes in the quarter-finals.

In the men's singles WH2, Switzerland's Marc Elmer cruised through to the semi-finals after a win over Ignacio Fernandez of Spain 21-7, 21-10.

His compatriot Luca Olgiati came from a game down to defeat Frenchman Thomas Jakobs 20-22, 21-14, 21-13.

They face Germany's Rick Cornell Hellmann and Malaysia's Noor Azwan Noorlan respectively, after both received byes.

In the men's singles SL4, France's Lucas Mazur thrashed Indian player Deep Ranjan Bisoyee 21-4, 21-3 and now faces Russia's Pavel Kulikov in the semi-finals following his 21-10, 21-16 victory over Sweden's Rickard Nilsson.

On the other side of the bracket, India's Sukant Kadam defeated Malaysian Muhammad Mohd Zainudin 21-17, 21-8, and now faces Germany's Marcel Adam after his 21-16, 10-21, 21-17 win over Indonesia's Fredy Setiawan.

Japan's Keita Nishimura is through to the semi-finals of the men's singles WH1 after a 21-12, 21-13 victory over Russian Alexander Polstyankin, and now plays France's David Toupe who received a bye.

Prem Kumar Ale is through too after beating compatriot Shashank Kumar 21-13, 21-13 and now plays Muhammad Ikhwan Ramli of Malaysia.

In the men's singles SU5, Dheva Anrimusthi of Indonesia is through to the semi-finals after a 21-8, 21-19 win over Chirag Baretha of India, and now plays Poland's Bartlomiej Mroz after his victory over Rahul Kumar Verma of India 21-7, 21-8.

Indonesian Suryo Nugroho won his tie against France's Meril Loquette 21-14, 21-15, setting up a match with Malaysia's Cheah Liek Hou who defeated compatriot Mohamad Faris Ahmad Azri 21-10, 21-17.

Finally, in the men's singles SL3, India make up three of the four semi-finalists, with only Malaysia's Muhammad Huzairi Abdul Malek stopping an all-Indian bracket following a 21-11, 18-21, 21-11 victory over India's Mohammad Arwaz Ansari.

He now faces India's Pramod Bhagat in the next round after his 21-16, 21-13 win over Ukun Rukaendi of Indonesia.

Kumar Nitesh is through on the other side of the bracket following a 21-15, 21-15 win over compatriot Umesh Vikram Kumar in another all-Indian affair and now faces another team-mate in Manoj Sarkar after his 21-17, 21-12 defeat of France's Mathieu Thomas.

Tomorrow sees the semi-finals scheduled to take place.