YONEX OPEN JAPAN 2013 Gets Off To A Flying Start
- 19 September 2013
Thailand duo has stormed into the first game, leading the first half by series of powerful smashes from Pakkawat. After both duos reached score15-15, Malaysian pair displayed their powerful team play and combination, sending smashes by Chan and forecourt killing shots by Goh. Malaysian pair won the first game at 21-18.
In the second game, Malaysian duo made a good start and earned 4 consecutive points from 1-1 to 4-1. Although both duos seemed to be physically worn out and exhausted, Malaysian pair continued attacking patiently and closed the second game 21-17 victory.
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Tournament Results - Day 1
Men’s Singles - 1st Round
Kenichi Tago (JPN) def. Chen Yuekun (CHN) 21-17 22-20
Women’s Singles - 1st Round
Minatsu Mitani (JPN) def. Pai Hsiao Ma (TPE) 21-15 21-11
Men’s Doubles - 1st Round
Hiroyuki Endo /Kenichi Hayakawa (JPN) def. Kim Dae Eun/Kim Dae Sun (KOR) 21-13 21-19
Hirokatsu Hashimoto /Noriyasu Hirata (JPN) def. Sufket Prapakamol/Pakkawat Vilailak (THA)
Women’s Doubles - 1st Round
Mixed Doubles - 1st Round