Latest Badminton News and Articles

Thomas Cup, Wuhan: Chen Long Punishes Ben Beckman In Men's Singles Encounter at Thomas Cup Finals (pic)

1 1 1 1 1 1 1 1 1 1
Category: Badminton News Published: 21 May 2012
Written by BadmintonPlanet.com Hits: 399

 China’s Chen Long showed impressive skills when he toppled England’s Ben Beckman in Men’s Singles encounter and helped his team to win the team-event competition against England with a 5-0 margin at Thomas Cup Finals 2012 at Wuhan, China, on Sunday, May 20.

Long, who has been positioned at number three in Men’s Singles world placements, delivered a staggering performance and thrashed his lower ranked English challenger in straight games in a striking fashion.Chen Long punishes Ben Beckman in Men’s Singles encounter at Thomas Cup Finals

The higher ranked Chinese made his home fans happy while playing fast and attacking badminton and he did not spare any chance for his English opponent in the whole fight and ended it in straight games.

On the other hand, Beckman could not show even a meagre resistance against his firing opponent and bowed to him without creating a strong impact in just 31 minutes.

In the first game, Long started his campaign in a dominating manner as he played attacking badminton and did not face even a slight problem in setting up a tremendous lead at the early stage.

The higher ranked Chinese was smooth in his movement in the court and he did not face any trouble in taking a stunning lead of 11-3 until the mid-game interval.

After the break, he continued playing in the similar striking fashion without losing his focus in the game and bagged it with an incredible 21-5 score on the board.

In the second game, Beckman tried to remain close to his higher ranked Chinese rival but failed to dominate the pace and remained struggling in picking up the bird early.

In the meanwhile, the Chinese continued playing remarkable badminton without dropping his speed at any stage in the game and easily grabbed an impressive lead of 11-5 until the break.

After the mid-game interval, the English shutter gave up fighting as he was miles behind his rival on the board and was lacking the impressive touch in his play.

Long was fully focused while playing in front of his home fans and won the set with a one-sided score of 21-5.

The Chinese won this fight in an impressive fashion with a stunning 21-5 and 21-5 score on the board.

 

  • No comments found

Facebook

Twitter

Google Plus

Replays: World Champs 2014

playbutton-2014-square-world-championships

Watch Replays

  • Recent News
  • Popular
BAM, it's time to put together a stronger team around Chong Wei

To Badminton Association of Malaysia (BAM):While the existin

A disturbing rush to judgment over badminton doping case

Kuala Lumpur: Any time when an athlete is linked to a failed

A top badminton player fails doping test

Kuala Lumpur: It was reported on Tuesday that a "top shuttle

Carolina Marin Receives Sport Merit Royal Order

Madrid: The winner of 2014 BWF Badminton World Championships

Lin Dan joins torch relay for 2014 Youth Olympics

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

The love story of Derek Wong and Vanessa Neo

By Cheryl Tay The love story of Singapore badminton players

Recommended Videos

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