Singapore: Two time Olympic champion Lin Dan of China was near flawless as he marched into the quarter-finals of the Singapore Open on Thursday with a straight-sets victory over Indonesia’s Christie Jonatan.
The 19-year-old Jonatan offered little resistance to Lin, went down to the Chinese badminton superstar 13-21 in the first set.
Lin looked untroubled when he concluded his straight-set victory by winning his second set 21-7. The No. 2 seed Lin Dan will take on No. 8 seed Indonesian Tommy Sugiarto on Friday.
Lin Dan meets the media ahead of the OUE Singapore Open. (photo: GettyImages)