*Results and Recaps as of 10:30AM*
Lin Dan (China) vs. Vladimir Malkov (Russia): After dominating Austria’s David Obernosterer in his first match, reigning gold medal winner Lin Dan played a close first game against Vladimir Malkov of Russia on Friday morning. He won it 21-18 and soundly defeated Malkov in game two, 21-7, to win the match 2-0.
Derek Wong (Singapore) vs. Soren Opti (Suriname):
Marc Zweibler (Germany) vs. Scott Evans (Ireland):
Nozomi Okuhara (Japan) vs. Vu Thi Trang (Vietnam): 2-0 Okuhara, 21-10, 21-8
Pui Yin Yip (Hong Kong) vs. Kati Tolmoff (Estonia): 2-1 Tolmoff, 5-21, 21-13, 21-19
Sung Ji Hyun (South Korea) vs Delphine Lansac (France):
Akane Yamaguchi (Japan) vs. Kristina Gavnholt (Czech Republic):
Lee Yong Dae/Yoo Yeon-Seong (Korea) vs Lee/Tsai (Chinese Taipei):
Setiawan/Ahsan (Indonesia) vs. Endo/Hayakawa (Japan):
Kim Gi Jung/Kim Sa Rang (Korea) vs Ellis/Langridge (Great Britain):
Chai Biao/Hong Wei (China) vs. Attri/Reddy (India):
Matsutomo/Takahashi (Japan) vs Supajirakul/Taerattanachai (Thailand): World’s top ranked women’s doubles team bests the Thailand pairing 21-15 in both games to win the match 2-0
Muskens/Piek (Netherlands) vs Gutta/Ponnappa (India): 2-1 Muskens/Piek, 21-16, 16-21, 21-17
Hoo/Woon (Malaysia) vs. Poon/Tse (Hong Kong):
Lee/Chang (Korea) vs. Goliszewski/Nelte (Germany):
Nan Zhang/Yunlei Zhao (China) vs. Lee/Chau (Hong Kong): The world’s top ranked mixed doubles team displayed its rapport and ability Friday morning with a 2-0 over the tandem from Hong Kong, winning 21-16, 21-15.
Chen Xu/Jin Ma (China) vs. Robert Mateusiak/Nadiezda Zieba (Poland): 6th ranked mixed doubles team from China fell to the #13 ranked tandem from Poland in an exciting 2-1 match. China won the first game 21-13, lost badly in game two 21-9, and lost a nailbiting deciding game, 21-19.
Fischer Nielsen/Pedersen (Denmark) vs. Gabrielle and Chris Adcock (Great Britain):
Jordan/Susanto (Indonesia) vs. Michels/Fuchs (Germany): Susanto and Jordan, the #5 ranked mixed doubles combo in the world, defeated the German duo of Birgit Michels and Michael Fuchs 21-16 and 21-15 in Friday morning’s action.
Ahmad/Natsir (Indonesia) vs. Isara/Amitrapai (Thailand):