Men's singles top seed Lee Chong Wei(VTZF) is expected to win double hat trick and secured his position into the semis after just a 28-minute dominant winning against Dionysius Hayom Runbaka(ARC10) of Indonesia. Lee will face Lee Hyun Il from Korea on Saturday.
After defeating Chen Jin in the second round yesterday, Taufik Hidayat(ARC10) faced No. 2 seed Lin Dan China. He showed us his improved and great performance, although he lost the match with 21-18 21-8. Linfs next up is Japanfs Kenichi Tago(ARC-ZS), who is the runner up of All England in 2010. 7th seeded Tago played a longest 77-minute match of the day against No. 3 seed Chen Long of China. Though he lost the close first game with 22-24, he continued to concentrate and kept his top form to win the rest 2 games while Chen lost his speed.
Don't miss this exciting weekend!
Tournament Result [Quarterfinals]
Lee Chong Wei(VTZF)(MAS) def. Dionysius Hayom Rumbaka(INA) 21-9 21-11
Kenichi Tago(ARC-ZS)(JPN) def. Long Chen(CHN) 22-24 21-12 21-14
Mathias Boe(AT900P)/ Carsten Mogensen(VTZF)(DEN) def. Biao Chai/ Zhendong Guo(CHN) 21-12 21-19
Thomas Laybourn(NS9900)/ Kamilla Rytter Juhl(ARC10)(DEN) def. Joachim Fischer(VT80)/ Christinna Pedersen(VTZF)(DEN)
Tontowi Ahmad(AT900P)/ Liliyana Natsir(NR700RP)(INA) def. Nathan Robertson/ Jenny Wallwork(VT70)(ENG) 21-19 14-21 21-6
Peng Soon Chan(ARC10)/ Liu Ying Goh(NR700RP)(MAS) def. Chris Adcock(VT80)(ENG)/ Imogen Bankier(ARC9FL)(SCO) 21-16 15-21 21-17