Ratchanok, Busanan and doubles pairs march on
Ratchanok Intanon, Busanan Ongbamrungphan and combined doubles stars Dechapol Puavaranukroh and Sapsiree Taerattanachai cruised into the final 16 spherical of the US$700,000 Fuzhou China Open yesterday.
Fifth seed Ratchanok knocked out South Korea’s Sung Ji-Hyun 21-15, 21-14 within the first spherical of the ladies’s singles earlier than Busanan joined her within the final 16 after defeating Line Hojmark Kjaersfeldt of Denmark 21-8, 21-17 on the BWF World Tour Tremendous 750 occasion at Haixia Olympic Sports activities Middle.
Ratchanok will subsequent play Mia Blichfeldt of Denmark, whereas Busanan will face China’s Cai Yanyan. Nitchaon Jindapol, the opposite Thai participant within the girls’s singles, will meet fourth seed Nozomi Okuhara of Japan.
Dechapol and Sapsiree, contemporary from successful their third title of the yr on the Macau Open on Sunday, eased previous Lee Jhe-huei and Hsu Ya-ching of Taiwan 21-9, 21-15 of their opener. The third-seeded pair will tackle Malaysia’s Tan Kian Meng and Lai Pei Jing for a spot within the quarter-finals.
Sapsiree, who can be competing within the girls’s doubles occasion, teamed up with Puttita Supajirakul to beat Cheng Chi-ya and Lee Chih-chen of Taiwan 21-5, 21-14 to succeed in the second spherical.
Not one of the Thai males’s singles gamers progressed yesterday.
Sitthikom Thammasin, who gained in Macau on Sunday, fell on the first hurdle after shedding to Kashyap Parupalli of India 14-21, 13-21. Kantaphon Wangcharoen additionally went out by the hands of fourth seed Anders Antonsen of Denmark, shedding their match-up 12-21, 7-21.
The losses meant there is no Thai left within the males’s singles occasion following Khosit Phetpradab’s exit on Tuesday.
Blended doubles pair Nipitphon Phuangphuapet and Savitree Amitapai misplaced to Dutch duo Robin Tabeling and Selena Piek 17-21, 11-21 whereas Jongkolphan Kititharakul and Rawinda Prajongjai retired within the second recreation of their girls’s doubles opener towards seventh seeds Du Yue and Lin Yinhui of China.