Rising Sindhu & Marin Advance to the QFs with Big Wins
- 09 August 2013
It’s Day 4 of the BWF World Championships 2013 in Guangzhou. Young YONEX stars won their second round matches against higher ranked players. Sindhu P. V. (NR700RP) from India defeated former world champion Wang Yihan of China and Spanish Carolina Marin (VTZF, SHB01LX) won a nail-biting match against Sung Ji Hyun of Korea.
No. 10 seed Sindhu, who won Malaysia Grand Prix Gold in May, controlled whole the match fearlessly against former world No.1 and 2011 World Championships winner. The 18-year-old Indian player closed the match with 21-18 23-21 to continue her run at her first World Championships. Carolina had already defeated seeded player at the previous round, faced 5th seeded Sung Ji Hyun. Against world No. 6 Korean, Carolina fired incredible 18 smash winners. Carolina faced opponent’s match point in the third game 20-17, however, she came back to win 5 consecutive points to finish the tough 74 minutes match, 13-21 21-13 22-20.
Mathias Boe(VT80)/Carsten Mogensen(ARC-FB, SHBF1NLT), in crystal red men’s polo shirt 10098EX and men’s shorts 15025EX, defeated China’s Chai Biao/Zhang Nan by 21-15 21-18. They introduced their new outfits on their Facebook page and their fans loved them.
Tournament Results - Day 4
Men’s Singles - 3rd Round
Kashyap Parupalli (ARC11)(IND) def. Hu Yun (HKG) 21-13 21-16
Women’s Singles - 3rd Round
Sindhu P. V. (NR700RP)(IND) def. Wang Yihan (CHN) 21-18 23-21
Men’s Doubles - 3rd Round
Hiroyuki Endo (VTZF)/Kenichi Hayakawa (JPN) def. Mohd Zakry Abdul Latif/Mohd Fairuzizuan Mohd Tazari (MAS)23-21 21-7
Women’s Doubles - 3rd Round
Mixed Doubles 3rd Round
Muhammad Rijal (AT900P)/Debby Susanto (INA) def. Chen Hung Ling/Cheng Wen Hsing (TPE) 21-13 21-13
Sindhu’s image is from India Open 2013.
Marin’s image is from YONEX All England Open 2013.