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Leading pairs assert authority

Friday 19 March

Organised on the knock-out principle, just one place available in Tokyo, the leading pairs established their authority on proceedings as, on Thursday 18th March, matters commenced in the mixed doubles event at the 2020 Asian Olympic Qualification Tournament in Doha.

 

Most notably the Korea Republic’s Lee Sangsu and Jeon Jihee enjoyed success as did India’s Sharath Kamal Achanta and Manika Batra.

 

Similarly, there were semi-final places for Thailand’s Padasak Tanviriyavechakul and Suthasini Sawettabut, as there was for Singapore’s Pang Yew En Koen and Lin Ye.

 

Round One

Thu 18th March: (6) Kirill Gerassminenko / Anastassiya Lavrova (KAZ) v (7)Jan Mari Nayre / Rose Jean Fadal (PHI) 12-14, 11-7, 11-7, 11-9, 11-7

Thu 18th March: (7) Syahrizal Nauval Akbar / Siti Aminah (INA) v  (7) Zaid Abo Yaman / Taimmaa Abo Yaman (JOR) 11-4, 14-12, 13-15, 11-9, 11-7

 

 

Quarter-Finals

Thu 18th March: (1) Lee Sangsu / Jeon Jihee (KOR) v (7) Zokhid Kenjaev / Makhabo Magdieva (UZB) 11-4, 11-1, 8-11, 11-7, 12-10

Thu 18th March: (3) Padasak Tanviriyavechakul / Suthasini Sawettabut (THA) v (6) Kirill Gerassminenko / Anastassiya Lavrova (KAZ) 11-7, 11-9, 11-9, 11-8

Thu 18th March: (4) Pang Yew En Koen / Lin Ye (SGP) v (7) Syahrizal Nauval Akbar / Siti Aminah (INA)         11-5, 8-11, 11-5, 11-4, 11-3

Thu 18th March: (2) Sharath Kamal Achanta / Manika Batra v (5) Mohammed Abdelwahhab / Marwa Faramarzi (QAT) 11-5, 8-11, 11-5, 11-4, 11-3

 

Semi-Finals

Fri 19th March: (1) Lee Sangsu / Jeon Jihee (KOR) v (3) Padasak Tanviriyavechakul / Suthasini Sawettabut (THA)

Fri 19th March: (2) Sharath Kamal Achanta / Manika Batra (IND) v (4) Pang Yew En Koen / Lin Ye (SGP)

 

Final

Sat 20th March:

 

Notation: seeding appears in brackets

 

Editor: Ian Marshall

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