Badminton Day 2 Recap

Badminton Day 2 Recap

Nozomi Okuhara

*Results and Recaps as of 10:30AM*

Men’s Singles

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):

Women’s Singles

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):

Men’s Doubles

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):

Women’s Doubles

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):

Mixed Doubles

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):

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