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Chris Adcock’s Impressive Performance at Yonex French Open 2013

Chris Adcock, one of the rising stars in badminton, had a phenomenal day at the Yonex French Open 2013. He showcased his skills and determination by winning both his doubles matches against higher-ranked pairs. Let’s dive into the details of his outstanding performances.

Men’s Doubles Triumph

In the second-round match, Chris Adcock and his partner Andrew Ellis from England achieved a sensational upset against Kim Ki Jung and Kim Sa Rang from Korea, who were ranked 6th. The match was a rollercoaster ride, with each game going down to the wire.

Adcock and Ellis faced a near-hopeless situation at 13-19 in the first game. However, they fought back and won the game 22-20. Although the Koreans managed to win the second game, the Englishmen displayed resilience and took control in the third game. They secured five consecutive points, leading them to a 15-13 advantage. From there, they didn’t falter and sealed the match with a final score of 22-20, 19-21, 21-18, advancing to the quarter-finals.

Mixed Doubles Domination

Later in the day, Chris Adcock, together with his newlywed partner Gabrielle White, achieved another remarkable victory. They defeated the brother-sister duo Markis Kido and Pia Zebadiah Bernadeth from Indonesia in just 25 minutes. This triumph came as a repeat of their win against the same opponents in Denmark the previous week. Adcock and White displayed their prowess by dismissing their Mixed Doubles rivals with a convincing score of 21-8, 21-8 in the second round.

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Upsets in Women’s Singles

The Women’s Singles category witnessed some major upsets during the Yonex French Open 2013. One of the standout performances was by Scotland’s Kirsty Gilmour, ranked 29th, who defeated PV Sindhu from India, ranked 11th, in a thrilling three-game match. Gilmour showcased her determination and skill, winning with a final score of 10-21, 21-19, 21-16.

Saina Nehwal, last year’s runner-up and the fourth seed from India, faced a tough defeat against Bae Yeon Ju from Korea. The match was one of the longest of the day, lasting 71 minutes. Bae recovered from match point down in the third game, demonstrating her resilience and triumphing over Nehwal with a final score of 20-22, 21-15, 22-20. This win improved Bae’s head-to-head record against Nehwal to 4-5, with her previous victory coming in the quarter-finals of the BWF World Championships.

Another surprising result in Women’s Singles was Juliane Schenk from Germany, the third seed, losing to the defending champion, Minatsu Mitani from Japan, with a score of 21-18, 21-14.

Stellar Performances in Women’s Doubles

Ratchanok Intanon from Thailand, the current World champion, had a commanding win against Karin Schnaase from Germany, with a score of 21-16, 21-13. Another notable victory came from Tai Tzu Ying from Chinese Taipei, who defeated qualifier Chen Jiayuan from Singapore with a score of 21-17, 21-19.

In Women’s Doubles, Greysia Polii and Nitya Krishinda Maheswari from Indonesia stunned the seventh seeds Ma Jin and Zhong Qianxin from China. Polii and Maheswari displayed their resilience by saving two game points before ultimately closing out the match with a score of 21-14, 24-22.

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Here are some additional highlights from the Yonex French Open 2013:

  • Tommy Sugiarto from Indonesia secured a victory against China’s Chen Yuekun, avenging his previous loss. Sugiarto’s impressive win, with a score of 21-18, 21-13, earned him a spot in the next round against the third seed, Kenichi Tago from Japan.
  • The longest match of the day was between fellow Indonesians Dionysius Hayom Rumbaka and Sony Dwi Kuncoro in the Men’s Singles category. The intense battle lasted for 85 minutes, with both players having match points in the third game. In the end, it was the younger Rumbaka who emerged victorious, winning with a final score of 21-15, 17-21, 24-22.
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Q: Where can I find more information about Chris Adcock’s badminton career?
A: For more information about Chris Adcock and his badminton journey, you can visit the Carnegiecentre website.

Q: What are the upcoming matches to watch out for in the Yonex French Open 2013?
A: Stay updated with the latest matches and results of the Yonex French Open 2013 by visiting the Carnegiecentre website.

Q: Are there any surprises or upsets in other categories apart from the ones mentioned in the article?
A: Yes, there have been a few surprises and upsets in various categories. To get a comprehensive overview, visit the Carnegiecentre website for detailed coverage of the Yonex French Open 2013.


Chris Adcock’s outstanding performance at the Yonex French Open 2013 showcased his determination, skills, and resilience. His victories in both Men’s Doubles and Mixed Doubles categories were commendable. The tournament also witnessed some thrilling matches and surprising upsets, adding to the excitement of the badminton world. Stay tuned to the Carnegiecentre website for the latest updates and highlights of the Yonex French Open 2013.

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