Badminton World Tournament Finals: Chen Yufei regained his form and won his first victory, He Bingjiao won two consecutive victories and advanced ahead of schedule
China News Agency, Beijing, December 8 The 2022 World Badminton Tournament Finals will continue in Bangkok on the 8th. Chinese women’s singles player and Olympic champion Chen Yufei regained her form and defeated Japanese star Akane Yamaguchi 2-0. He Bingjiao defeated the famous Thai player Intanon in straight sets and won two consecutive victories.
On the first match day, Chen Yufei lost 1:2 to Indonesian player Mariska who qualified as a substitute. In the second round, facing Akane Yamaguchi, the two-time world champion who defeated her back to back, Chen Yufei had no choice but to fight with her back.
In the first game, Chen Yufei was still a little slow, as the game progressed, she began to find her form and leveled the score at 12. Then she came to the game point at 20:16 and held up the counterattack of her opponent, winning first at 21:19 A round.
The second game was almost a repeat of the first game, Chen Yufei fell behind at the beginning, then started chasing points, and finally defeated her opponent at 21:18.
World No. 3 He Bingjiao defeated Chinese Taipei star and Olympic runner-up Dai Ziying 21:19 in the first round. He Bingjiao played tough again in the second round against Intanon, the famous Thai player who won the world championship.
Intanon once led 9:4 in the first game, but He Bingjiao grit her teeth and leveled the score at 16. Then she scored 4 points in a row and came to the game point first, and won the first game with 21:17 .
In the second game, the confrontation between the two sides became more intense. He Bingjiao got the match point at 20:18, but Intanon scored 3 points in a row to break the score. At the critical moment, He Bingjiao withstood the pressure and won the second game 24:22, making a two-game winning streak and qualifying ahead of schedule.
Lu Guangzu, the only Chinese player in men’s singles, faced Prannoy, who had made a great contribution to India’s victory in the Thomas Cup, and won 2:1 after three closely fought rounds. At the moment, Lu Guangzu has 1 win and 1 loss, keeping hopes of a promotion.
In other matches on the same day, women’s doubles pair Chen Qingchen/Jia Yifan, Zhang Shuxian/Zheng Yu and mixed doubles pair Wang Yilyu/Huang Dongping all defeated their opponents.