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Badminton Day 2 Recap

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Men's Singles

Lin Dan (China) vs. Vladimir Malkov (Russia): After dominating Austria's David Obernosterer in his first match, reigning gold medal winner Lin Dan played a close first game against Vladimir Malkov of Russia on Friday morning. He won it 21-18 and soundly defeated Malkov in game two, 21-7, to win the match 2-0.

Derek Wong (Singapore) vs. Soren Opti (Suriname): 2-0 Wong, 21-5, 21-6

Marc Zweibler (Germany) vs. Scott Evans (Ireland): Marc Zweibler, the 14th ranked player in the world, was stunned by Ireland's Scott Evans 2-1 in a huge upset: 9-21, 21-17, 21-7. 

Jan O. Jorgensen (Denmark) vs. Raul Must (Estonia):  2-0 Jorgensen, 21-8, 21-15

Kevin Cordon (Guatemala) vs. Niluka Karunaratne (Sri Lanka): Kevin Cordon by forfeit

Artem Pochtarov (Ukraine) vs. Jacob Maliekal (South Africa):

Yun Hu (Hong Kong) vs Jaspar Yu (Brunei): 2-0 Yu, 21-16, 21-15

Chou Tien Chen (Chinese Taipei) vs Misha Zilberman (Israel): 2-0 Chou, 21-9, 21-11

Nguyen Tien Minh (Vietnam) vs David Obernosterer (Austria): 2-0 Nguyen, 21-18, 21-14

Women's Singles

Nozomi Okuhara (Japan) vs. Vu Thi Trang (Vietnam): 2-0 Okuhara, 21-10, 21-8

Pui Yin Yip (Hong Kong) vs. Kati Tolmoff (Estonia): 2-1 Tolmoff,  5-21, 21-13, 21-19

Sung Ji Hyun (South Korea) vs Delphine Lansac (France): 2-0 Sung, 21-13, 21-14

Akane Yamaguchi (Japan) vs. Kristina Gavnholt (Czech Republic): 2-1 Yamaguchi,  20-22, 21-12, 21-15

Line Kjaersfeldt (Denmark) vs. Nanna Vainio (Finland): 2-0 Kjaersfeldt, 21-9, 21-8

Yeon Ju Bae (Korea) vs. Jeanine Cicognini (Italy): 2-0 Bae, 21-11, 21-8

Li Xuerui (China) vs. Lianne Tan (Belgium): 2-0 Xuerui, 21-11, 21-11

Karin Schnaase (Germany) vs. Chloe Magee (Ireland): 2-0

Men's Doubles

Lee Yong Dae/Yoo Yeon-Seong (Korea) vs Lee/Tsai (Chinese Taipei): In an absolutely wild and entertaining, back and forth match, the top ranked men's doubles Korean duo edged the tandem from Chinese Taipei 2-1 to claim victory. After losing the first game 21-18, a big upset seemed possible. But Lee and Yoo rebounded to win 21-13 in the second game, and emerged victorious in a edge-of-your-seat third game, 21-18. 

Setiawan/Ahsan (Indonesia) vs.  Endo/Hayakawa (Japan): The world's second ranked men's doubles team from Indonesia lost to the 8th ranked Japanese tandem on Friday morning 2-1 in a very competitive duel. Endo and Hayakawa won the first game 21-17 and lost game two 21-16. Winning game three 21-14 after pulling away from the Indonesians, the duo secured a 2-0 victory in group play.

Kim Gi Jung/Kim Sa Rang (Korea) vs  Ellis/Langridge (Great Britain): The world's 3rd ranked men's doubles team from Korea was upset by the duo from Great Britain 2-1. After the Koreans won the first game 21-17, Ellis and Langridge turned on the magic and stunned Jung and Sa Rang 25-23 and 21-18 in two very intense matches.

Chai Biao/Hong Wei (China) vs. Attri/Reddy (India): 2-0 Chai/Hong, 21-13, 21-15

Haifeng/Zhang (China) vs Fuchs/Schoettler (Germany): 2-0 Haifeng/Zhang, 21-11, 21-16

Boe/Mogensen (Denmark) vs. Cwalina/Wacha (Poland): 2-0 Boe/Mogensen, 21-17, 21-17

Ivanov/Sozonov (Russia) vs. Chau/Serasinghe (Australia): 2-0 Ivanov/Sozonov, 21-16, 21-16

Women's Doubles

Matsutomo/Takahashi (Japan) vs Supajirakul/Taerattanachai (Thailand): World's top ranked women's doubles team bests the Thailand pairing 21-15 in both games to win the match 2-0.

Muskens/Piek (Netherlands) vs Gutta/Ponnappa (India): 2-1 Muskens/Piek, 21-16, 16-21, 21-17

Hoo/Woon (Malaysia) vs. Poon/Tse (Hong Kong):  2-0 Hoo/Woon, 21-15, 21-13

Lee/Chang (Korea) vs. Goliszewski/Nelte (Germany): 2-1 Chang/Lee, 21-18, 18-21, 21-17

Maheswari/Polii (Indonesia) vs. Olver/Smith (Great Britain): 2-0 Maheswari/Polli, 21-10, 21-13

Yu/Tang (China) vs. Stoeva/Stoeva (Bulgaria): 2-0 Yu/Tang, 21-14, 21-11

Jung/Shin (Korea) vs Luo/Luo (China): 2-0 Jung/Shin, 21-1-, 21-14

Mixed Doubles

Nan Zhang/Yunlei Zhao (China) vs. Lee/Chau (Hong Kong): The world's top ranked mixed doubles team displayed its rapport and ability Friday morning with a 2-0 over the tandem from Hong Kong, winning 21-16, 21-15.

Chen Xu/Jin Ma (China) vs. Robert Mateusiak/Nadiezda Zieba (Poland): 6th ranked mixed doubles team from China fell to the #13 ranked tandem from Poland in an exciting 2-1 match. China won the first game 21-13, lost badly in game two 21-9, and lost a nailbiting deciding game, 21-19. 

Fischer Nielsen/Pedersen (Denmark) vs. Gabrielle and Chris Adcock (Great Britain): In a thrilling match between the #4 and #7 teams in the mixed doubles world rankings, Denmark and Great Britain played an epic match as the first two games were decided by two points and the last game was by four. The Adcocks won the first game 21-19 and lost game two 24-22. In game three, after a series of lengthy rallies and great acrobatics, the pair from Great Britian won 21-17 to win the match 2-1.

Jordan/Susanto (Indonesia) vs. Michels/Fuchs (Germany): Susanto and Jordan, the #5 ranked mixed doubles combo in the world, defeated the German duo of Birgit Michels and Michael Fuchs 21-16 and 21-15 in Friday morning's action.

Ahmad/Natsir (Indonesia) vs. Isara/Amitrapai (Thailand): 2-0 Ahmad/Natsir, 21-11, 21-13

Chan/Goh (Malaysia) vs. Middleton/Choo (Australia): 2-0 Chan/Goh, 21-17, 21-15

Ko/Kim (Korea) vs. Arends/Piek (Netherlands): 2-0 Ko/Kim, 21-10, 21-10

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