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Defending champions Long and Marin reach quarterfinals

Defending champions Long and Marin advance to quarterfinals at world championships

Defending champions Long and Marin reach quarterfinals

JAKARTA, Indonesia (AP) -- Defending singles champions Chen Long of China and Carolina Marin of Denmark advanced to the quarterfinals at the badminton world championships on Thursday.

The top-seeded Long defeated Tanongsak Saensomboonsuk of Thailand and will next face either seventh-seeded Viktor Axelsen of Denmark or 11th-seeded Prannoy Haseena Kumar of India.

In women's singles, Marin struggled to beat Pai Yu Po of Taiwan 21-11, 18-21, 21-17. She will next play seventh-seeded Wang Shixian of China, who defeated 15th-seeded Busanan Ongbumrungpan of Thailand 24-22, 21-11.


Updated : 2021-09-26 11:12 GMT+08:00