All England 2023: 2 Indonesian Men's Doubles Advance to Big 16
17 March 2023 02:29
The world's oldest badminton tournament saw plenty of actions on day two of The All England open, in Birmingham.
The world's top-rank pair Fajar Alfian and Muhammad Rian Ardianto progressed into the big 16 in the men's doubles, after defeating South Korean's, Kang Min Hyuk and Seo Seung Jae. Fajar-Rian win 20-22, 21-12 and 21-19.
Another Indonesia men's doubles, Leo Rolly Carnando, Daniel Marthin, make world champions 2022, Aaron Chia, Soh Wooi Yik out of the tournament.
The Babies beat Malaysian second seed, 21-18, 14-21 and 21-13 to booked the round of 16 place.
Top seed in the women's singles draw, Japan's Akane Yamaguchi, was in imprious form as she cruised past Mia Blichfeldt of Denmark 21-9, 21-10.
From 9-9 in the opening game, Yamaguchi reeled off 17 points in a row and the wold champion completed an eighth straight victory over Blichfeldt in 31 minutes.