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Category: Badminton News Published: 03 October 2008
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COVENTRY'S Jill Pittard (Warwicks) is through to today's quarter-finals of the women's singles at the Bitburger Open in Mulheim.

The Land Rover calibration engineer is England's only survivor from the three men and two women players who started out in the singles events.

She booked her place in the last eight with a 21-9 21-10 win over Camilla Overgaard of Denmark, having won her opening match against Karin Schnaase when the German retired at 15-15 in the deciding game of their first-round clash.

Pittard, the seventh seed, now meets fourth seed Russia's Ella Diehl.

The big upset was the defeat of three-time English National champion and Jersey's third seed Elizabeth Cann (Middlesex) by Carola Bott, the German winning 21-16 14-21 21-18. Bott, a part-time model, s 160 in the world to Cann's No 28.

English National men's singles champion Rajiv Ouseph (Middlesex) lost to India's Chetan Anand for the second week in a row. Ouseph, who was edged out in a tight-three-game semi-final in the Czech International, went down 21-18 21-16 in the third round.

Carl Baxter (Avon), runner-up to Anand in Brno, and Ben Beckman (Surrey) both beat German opposition in their opening  matches before going out in the second round.

Baxter fell to third seed Andre Kurniawan Tedjono of Indonesia 21-17 21-17 while Beckman went down to Czech sixth seeded Petr Koukal 21-15 21-23 21-13.

Macau International

England No 1 and world No 20 Andrew Smith (Hants) continues to plough a lone furrow in Asia. He beat Taipei's Chen Chih Hao and China's Chen Long in his first two matches at the Macau International before going down in three games to Indonesia's Tommy Sugiarto 21-5 16-21 21-12 in the last 16.

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