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Four Singapore doubles pairs made it to the first round

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Category: Badminton News
Published: 08 April 2014
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Four Singapore's doubles pairs made it to the main draw of the OUE Singapore Open on Tuesday.

Malaysian Open Grand Prix Gold champion - Danny Bawa Chrisnanta and Chayut Triyachart cruised to first round of OUE Singapore Open after winning against Indonesian duo - Saputra Albert and Yonathan Suryatama Dasuki with 21-15, 21-15; Ashton Chen and Robin Gonansa also qualified to the first round after knocking off Guru Prasad and Venkatesh Prasad from India 21-13, 21-17.Malaysian Open Grand Prix Gold champion - Singapore's Danny Bawa Chrisnanta (left) and Chayut Triyachart in their match against  Indonesia's Saputra Albert and Yonathan Suryatama Dasuki at the OUE Singapore Open on April 8, 2014.

 

All indications point to Olympic 2016 for Lee Chong Wei

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Category: Badminton News
Published: 07 April 2014
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KUALA LUMPUR: At an interview before the All England tournament this year, Lee Chong Wei responded to a reporter from China that he will most likely continue to play until 2016 Olympic.Lee Chong Wei has decided to play until 2016 Olympic

You can watch the interview at https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=BcYzBJWrkIc

 

Britain's first national badminton league starts in October

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Category: Badminton News
Published: 07 April 2014
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Britain will have its own national badminton league this October that will set of rules and own set of format. A new format is intended to make matches shorter but the details have yet to be finalized.

"Under the new rules, games will get to critical points quicker; it is going to be very exciting for the fans and the players. It's going to be non-stop action, and no-interruption to games," said Badminton England chief executive Adrian Christy.Chris and Gabby Adcock could be playing in the newly formed Britain's National Badminton League

 

Derek Wong is eligible to play in first round of Singapore Badminton Open

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Category: Badminton News
Published: 07 April 2014
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SINGAPORE: Singapore's top men's singles player, Derek Wong, is eligible to play in the first round of the OUE Singapore Open for the first time on April 8.Shuttler Derek Derek Wong needs to be more consistent and technically-sound in order to compete at the highest level of badminton competitions.

Derek Wong who is supposed to play in the qualifiers originally, replaces world number three Kenichi Tago from Japan who withdrew from the tournament.

 

Wang Shixian, Boe and Mogensen won India Open

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Category: Badminton News
Published: 06 April 2014
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NEW DELHI: In an all-Chinese women's singles final, Wang Shixian and Li Xuerui engaged in energy-sapping rallies. The result was a high-octane match as the lead changed hands frequently.Wang Shixian is on fire since winning All England last month

Li had opened up a slim 4-2 lead early on first set but soon Wang took early lead to move up 14-10 in the first game. Li opened up a slender lead of 18-16 with the help of her accurate half smashes and smashes and reached 20-18 after grabbing two more points.

 

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