Glasgow: Despite their 2-3 loss to Canada their last Group D tie on Friday, Australia was able to advance into the mixed team’s badminton quarter-finals at the Commonwealth Games.
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Canada top Group D and gained automatic entry to the quarter-finals after its win over Australia.
Interestingly, the tight result ultimately helped Australia progress because they were one of the two best-ranked teams outside the six group winners.
Australia will play their quarter-final against Singapore on Saturday evening.