Latest Badminton News and Articles

More major upsets in Aviva Singapore Open (pic)

1 1 1 1 1 1 1 1 1 1
Category: Badminton News Published: 12 June 2009
Written by BadmintonPlanet.com Hits: 1078

SINGAPORE: Quarter-final action from the Aviva Singapore Open brought some major upsets.

Singapore's only players left in the competition - the men's doubles pair Hendri Kurniawan and Hendra Wijaya - are out.
Wang Yihan
The pair lost to Indonesia's Markis Kido and Hendra Setiawan in three sets: 20-22, 21-17, 21-18.

In the women's singles, second seed Wang Yihan from China was outclassed by her fellow country woman Jiang Yanjiao.

Jiang, who is ranked 21 in the world, beat World No. 3 Wang, 21-17, 21-11, to move into the semi-finals.

Another upset in the men's singles involved third seed Sony Dwi Kuncoro. The Indonesian lost to Korea's Park Sung Hwan, 21-19, 21-15.

In another men's singles quarter-final tie, it took China's Chen Jin an hour to overcome Denmark's Jan O Jorgensen 15-21, 21-17, 21-18 to enter the semi-finals.

Other results from the men's singles - Thailand's Boonsak Ponsana is through to the next round. The Thai beat India's Anup Sridhar, 21-11, 21-8 and will meet Korea's Park Sung Hwan in the semis.

Joining him in Saturday's semi-finals will be China's Bao Chunlai, who will play fellow Chinese Chen Jin.

In the quarter-finals, Bao defeated Vietnam's Nguyen Tien Minh, who had earlier beaten World No. 1, Malaysia's Lee Chong Wei.

The other women's semi-finalist will be China's Xie Xingfang, who beat her Thai opponent Salakjit Ponsana in straight sets.

Xie will take on Jiang Yanjiao, while top seed Zhou Mi from Hong Kong will take on China's Wang Lin in the last 4.

Zhou booked her semi-final berth after beating Netherlands' Judith Meulendijks, 23-21, 21-17.

  • No comments found

Facebook

Twitter

Google Plus

Replays: French Open 2014

playbutton-2014-square-french-open

Watch Replays

  • Recent News
  • Popular
We're not giving up on you, Chong Wei!

Kuala Lumpur: World number one Lee Chong Wei arrived at the

Pullela Gopichand wants more badminton coaches in India

New Delhi: India's Badminton great Pullela Gopichand famousl

Mixed Opinions on Morten Frost hiring

Kuala Lumpur: The hiring a of Morten Frost seemed to be the

Lin Dan joins torch relay for 2014 Youth Olympics

Nanjing: Two times Olympic gold medalist Lin Dan was one of

Carolina Marin Receives Sport Merit Royal Order

Madrid: The winner of 2014 BWF Badminton World Championships

Video: Badminton is the most "dangerous" sport on earth

Hanoi: Thanks to the quick work of a match referee, no-one w

Recommended Videos

  • 2014 Singapore Open - Badminton Videos
  • 2014 Malaysia Open - Badminton Videos
  • 2013 Japan Open - Badminton Videos
  • 2013 India Open - Badminton Videos
  • 2013 Indonesia Open - Badminton Videos
  • 2014 All England - Badminton Videos
  • 2013 Denmark Open - Badminton Videos
  • 2013 World Superseries Finals - Badminton Videos
  • 2013 Hong Kong Open - Badminton Videos
  • 2013 World Championships - Badminton Videos
  • 2014 India Open - Badminton Videos
  • 2014 Korea Open - Badminton Videos
Previous Next