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Chris Adcock and Gabrielle White Reach Career Milestone at Yonex Sunrise Hong Kong Open 2013


Chris Adcock and Gabrielle White achieved a significant milestone in their badminton career as they advanced to the final of the Yonex Sunrise Hong Kong Open 2013. The husband-wife pair from England stunned the Olympic and defending champions Zhang Nan and Zhao Yunlei in the semi-finals of the Mixed Doubles event. This victory not only secured their spot in their first Superseries final but also marked a remarkable turnaround after suffering a defeat at the hands of the same opponents just a week before.

The match against Zhang Nan and Zhao Yunlei was a thrilling encounter, with both teams displaying exceptional skills and tactics. Adcock showcased his power and agility, delivering powerful smashes and covering every corner of the court. The English duo also surprised their opponents with well-executed flick serves, causing them to struggle and interrupting their rhythm.

Badminton Players

In another exciting match, Bao Yixin from China had the opportunity to clinch two titles. After a quick victory partnering with Tang Jinhua in the Women’s Doubles, Bao teamed up with Liu Cheng in the Mixed Doubles semi-final against Lee Chun Hei and Chau Hoi Wah from Hong Kong. It was a closely contested match that swung back and forth between the two teams. Liu and Bao held commanding leads at 18-12 and 20-16, but Lee and Chau saved four match points and even had a match point of their own. However, the Chinese duo regained their composure just in time, winning the next three points to secure their place in the final.

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Badminton Singles

Porntip Buranaprasertsuk from Thailand, who caused an upset by defeating the defending champion Li Xuerui in the quarter-finals, faced third seed Wang Yihan from China in the semi-finals of the Women’s Singles. Buranaprasertsuk dominated the first game with her attacking game, leaving Wang unable to counter her powerful jump smashes and accurate shots. However, as the match progressed, Wang turned the tables and Buranaprasertsuk struggled to keep up with the relentless pace. In the end, Wang emerged victorious with a 17-21, 21-15, 21-13 scoreline, setting up a clash with her compatriot Wang Shixian in the final.


Q: How did Chris Adcock and Gabrielle White perform in the Yonex Sunrise Hong Kong Open 2013?

A: Chris Adcock and Gabrielle White reached the final of the Mixed Doubles event, marking a significant achievement in their badminton career.

Q: Who did Bao Yixin partner with in the Women’s Doubles event?

A: Bao Yixin teamed up with Tang Jinhua for the Women’s Doubles event and enjoyed a convincing victory.

Q: Who will Wang Yihan face in the Women’s Singles final?

A: Wang Yihan will face her compatriot Wang Shixian in the Women’s Singles final.


The Yonex Sunrise Hong Kong Open 2013 has witnessed some thrilling badminton action. Chris Adcock and Gabrielle White’s remarkable performance, Bao Yixin’s impressive run, and Wang Yihan’s thrilling comeback have added excitement to the tournament. Badminton enthusiasts eagerly anticipate the final matches, which promise to be highly competitive. Stay tuned to Carnegiecentre for more updates on badminton news and events.

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