Lingshui: In a Chinese national team internal practice match that was held in Lingshui few days ago, current World No. 5 and two-time Olympic champion Lin Dan lost to World No. 6 Tian Houwei 21-17, 9-21, 21-23 in 77 minutes.
Lubin: World No. 23 Line Kjaersfeldt ensured the Denmark retained their 16th European Mixed Team Badminton Championships title with a straight sets victory over Evgeniya Kosetskaya in the decisive women's singles match to seal a 3-0 final victory over Russia on Sunday.
Ho Chi Minh: Japan won the first inaugural Badminton Asia Mixed Team Championships on Sunday when Kenta Nishimoto carved out a heroic effort to beat Jeon Hyeok Jin in the men's singles match to complete a stunning 3-0 win over Korea at the Nguyen Du Gymnasium, Ho Chi Minh City.