Wednesday, 22 May 2024

BWF News

Halloween came early for Viktor Axelsen as he faced his recurring nightmare on the MetLife BWF World Superseries tour. Lee Hyun Il, the Korean veteran, defeated Axelsen for the second week in a row at the Yonex French Open 2016. Despite Axelsen squandering two opportunities to win the opening game, Lee dominated the match and won in straight games. Axelsen expressed disappointment with his performance, acknowledging that the past two weeks have not been good for him. Lee attributed his victory to winning the first game, which gave him a psychological advantage.

Mixed Fortunes for Danish Players

Jan Jorgensen and Hans-Kristian Vittinghus, the Danish players, had different outcomes in their matches. Vittinghus lost to Ng Ka Long from Hong Kong, while Jorgensen defeated Indonesian youngster Anthony Ginting. Meanwhile, Indonesia’s doubles teams also had mixed results, with Della Destiara Haris and Rosyita Eka Putri Sari defeating the Women’s Doubles No.2 seeds. In Men’s Doubles, Mohammad Ahsan and Berry Angriawan ousted the No.3 seeds from Denmark. They attributed their victory to their improved teamwork and calmness on the court.

Chinese Young Guns Shine

In the Chinese camp, the young players continued to make their mark in badminton. Chen Qingchen and Jia Yifan defeated the No.5 seeds in Women’s Doubles, while Shi Yuqi advanced to the Men’s Singles quarter-finals by defeating his compatriot and No.4 seed, Tian Houwei. Chen and Zheng Siwei also secured their spot in Mixed Doubles. These young players have shown great potential and are upstaging their more experienced counterparts.

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Thai Players Show Promise

Thailand also had a strong presence in the tournament, with three players reaching the quarter-finals. Busanan Ongbamrungphan advanced in Women’s Singles, while Bodin Isara and Nipitphon Phuangphuapet made it to the quarter-finals in Men’s Doubles. Isara and Savitree Amitrapai also secured their spot in Mixed Doubles. These Thai players have displayed excellent skills and are promising contenders in their respective categories.

Exciting Matches to Look Forward To

The competition is heating up, with exciting quarter-final matches lined up. Ahsan and Angriawan will face their Indonesian teammates, Angga Pratama and Ricky Karanda Suwardi, in Men’s Doubles. Marcus Fernaldi Gideon and Kevin Sanjaya Sukamuljo, the No.5 seeds, will be watching from the sidelines after falling to Lee Jhe-Huei and Lee Yang from Chinese Taipei. The Japanese players, Akane Yamaguchi and Christinna Pedersen, will also be looking to continue their winning streaks and secure their spots in the later stages of the tournament.

FAQs

  1. Q: Who defeated Viktor Axelsen in the Yonex French Open 2016?
    A: Lee Hyun Il, the Korean veteran, defeated Viktor Axelsen.

  2. Q: How did Axelsen feel about his performance?
    A: Axelsen expressed disappointment with his performance, stating that the past two weeks have not been good for him.

  3. Q: Who are the promising players from China in the tournament?
    A: Chen Qingchen, Jia Yifan, and Shi Yuqi have shown great potential and are performing well in their respective categories.

  4. Q: Which Thai players have reached the quarter-finals?
    A: Busanan Ongbamrungphan, Bodin Isara, Nipitphon Phuangphuapet, and Savitree Amitrapai have all reached the quarter-finals.

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Summary

In the Yonex French Open 2016, Viktor Axelsen faced a defeat at the hands of Lee Hyun Il for the second week in a row. The tournament has seen mixed fortunes for Danish and Indonesian players, with some players performing exceptionally well. Chinese young guns and Thai players have also shown promise in their matches. Exciting quarter-final matches are yet to come, with players from different countries competing for a spot in the later stages of the tournament. Stay tuned for more thrilling badminton action! To know more, visit Carnegiecentre.com.