Saturday, 20 Apr 2024

BWF World Tour: Exciting Start at the DANISA Denmark Open 2018

The opening day of the DANISA Denmark Open 2018 – Presented by VICTOR brought some surprising results in the world of badminton. Let’s delve into the action-packed matches and unexpected upsets.

A Double Whammy for China

China’s top players, Chen Long and Shi Yuqi, faced unexpected defeats in the Men’s Singles category. Chen Long succumbed to Ng Ka Long, while Sameer Verma took down Shi Yuqi. However, Chinese veteran Lin Dan managed to secure a victory against Kantaphon Wangcharoen. The stage is set for an exciting second-round match between Lin Dan and defending champion Kidambi Srikanth.

Thrilling Victories and Upsets

Ng Ka Long from Hong Kong delivered an impressive performance by defeating Chen Long, despite being behind in the first game. In Women’s Singles, Beiwen Zhang emerged victorious over Pusarla V Sindhu, continuing her winning streak against the Indian star. Meanwhile, Mia Blichfeldt stopped Carolina Marin, showcasing her resilience against the third-time World Champion.

Intense Battles in Doubles

While singles matches provided upsets, doubles matches followed the seedings more closely. Jacco Arends/Selena Piek gave Olympic silver medallists Chan Peng Soon/Goh Liu Ying a tough fight in Mixed Doubles. Dechapol Puavaranukroh/Sapsiree Taerattanachai and Marcus Ellis/Chris Langridge also had to work hard to secure their wins in tough three-game battles.

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The first-round action will continue tomorrow at Odense Sports Park, promising more thrilling matchups. Stay tuned for the latest results and updates on the DANISA Denmark Open 2018.

FAQs

Q: Who were the unexpected winners in the Men’s Singles category?
A: Ng Ka Long and Sameer Verma defeated Chen Long and Shi Yuqi, respectively, in surprising upsets.

Q: Who caused an upset in the Women’s Singles category?
A: Beiwen Zhang defeated Pusarla V Sindhu, continuing her winning streak against the Indian star.

Q: Did any seeded players face difficulties in the doubles categories?
A: Jacco Arends/Selena Piek gave a tough fight to Chan Peng Soon/Goh Liu Ying in Mixed Doubles, while Dechapol Puavaranukroh/Sapsiree Taerattanachai and Marcus Ellis/Chris Langridge fought hard to secure their victories.

Summary

The DANISA Denmark Open 2018 – Presented by VICTOR started with a bang, featuring surprising upsets and intense battles. China’s top players, Chen Long and Shi Yuqi, faced unexpected defeats, while Lin Dan managed to secure a victory. Ng Ka Long, Beiwen Zhang, and Mia Blichfeldt emerged as winners, causing upsets in their respective matches. In the doubles categories, there were fewer surprises, with matches following the seedings closely. Stay tuned for the second round and updates on this exciting badminton tournament.

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