Monday, 22 Jul 2024

News | BWF World Championships

Men’s Singles at the Emirates Arena provided exciting matches as three top seeds fought off tough challengers to advance to the second round of the TOTAL BWF World Championships 2017.

Thrilling Matches

No.6 seed Chou Tien Chen and No.10 seed Tian Houwei both battled through three-game triumphs to secure their spots in the next round. In an energizing match, Takuma Ueda pushed No.3 seed Viktor Axelsen to the limit, but Axelsen ultimately prevailed 17-21 21-6 21-13.

Axelsen’s Comeback

Axelsen started slowly in the first game, losing a 15-11 advantage to his agile Japanese opponent. However, he came back strong in the second game and carried the momentum into the decider, dominating despite Ueda’s best efforts. Axelsen expressed satisfaction with his performance and looks forward to facing Eetu Heino of Finland in the second round.

Chou and Tian’s Victories

Chou Tien Chen had a challenging match against England’s Toby Penty but managed to pull ahead in the deciding game, securing a 21-13 10-21 21-14 win. Tian Houwei also faced tough questions from Danish veteran Hans-Kristian Solberg Vittinghus before emerging victorious with a 21-14 17-21 21-16 scoreline. Both Chou and Tian are now set to face their next opponents, Marc Zwiebler of Germany and Russia’s Vladimir Malkov, respectively.

Exciting Women’s Singles Matches

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In the Women’s Singles category, top seeds Akane Yamaguchi (Japan), Pusarla V Sindhu (India), Sun Yu (China), and Ratchanok Intanon (Thailand) all advanced comfortably. However, Intanon expressed dissatisfaction with her performance and acknowledged the need to play better in order to secure her second title. She will face Chen Xiaoxin of China in the next round.

Other Noteworthy Matches

Spaniard Beatriz Corrales defeated Luise Heim of Germany to set up a second-round clash with Sun Yu. Cheung Ngan Yi of Hong Kong rebounded to conquer Evgeniya Kosetskaya of Russia, earning her a match against Pusarla V Sindhu. Eefje Muskens and Selena Piek of the Netherlands secured a close victory in Women’s Doubles, keeping their partnership alive for at least one more day.

FAQs

Q: When are the next matches scheduled?
The next matches will be played in the coming days, with the schedule being updated regularly. Please refer to the official website Carnegiecentre for the latest information.

Q: Is there a live streaming option available for the matches?
Yes, the matches are being live-streamed on the official Carnegiecentre website. You can enjoy the action from the comfort of your home.

Q: Are there any notable upsets in the tournament so far?
While there haven’t been any major upsets yet, the matches have been highly competitive, with top players showcasing their skills and determination.

Conclusion

The BWF World Championships have provided thrilling badminton matches so far, with top seeds showcasing their talent and battling against tough opponents. As the tournament progresses, fans can look forward to more exciting matchups and moments of sporting excellence. Stay tuned to Carnegiecentre for the latest updates and results.

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