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Ahn Se-young, a badminton sign, “Come out with Yamaguchi Akane!” revenge [프랑스오픈]

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Korean badminton women’s singles ace Ahn Se-young. Shinhwa Yonhap News

[스포츠서울|김경무전문기자] Korean badminton women’s singles ace Ahn Se-young (19, Samsung Life Insurance) is now able to play revenge against Japan’s Yamaguchi Akane (24).

World 8th place Se-young Ahn defeated 30th place Yeo Ji-min (Singapore) 2-0 (local time) in the women’s singles third round of the 2021 World Badminton Federation (BWF) French Open held at the Stade des Coubertin in Paris on the 29th (local time). 21-19, 21-8) and advanced to the quarterfinals. Akane Yamaguchi, ranked 5th in the world, also advanced to the quarterfinals with a score of 2-1 (21-19, 19-21, 21-16) over 10th place Chochuwong Parnpawi (Thailand).

Ahn Se-young and Akane will fight for the finals on the 30th. The two met earlier in the women’s singles final at the Danish Open on the 24th, and Akane withdrew due to a right thigh injury while Ahn Se-young was behind 5-16 in the 3rd set, and Akane won the championship. After winning the first set 21-18 at the time, Ahn Se-young faced a match point situation in the second set, but allowed a deuce and unfortunately gave up 23-25.

In the women’s singles semifinals, the world’s 7th place Fusala Hindu (India) and 15th place Sayaka Takahashi (Japan) faced off.

Go Seong-hyeon - Shin Baek-cheol
Ko Seong-hyeon (right) and Shin Baek-cheol hold hands after hitting the world’s second-largest mate on the 29th. World Badminton Federation (BWF) website
Go Seong-hyeon - Shin Baek-cheol
Go Seong-hyeon and Shin Baek-cheol. World Badminton Federation (BWF) website

In men’s doubles, veteran Ko Seong-hyeon (34, Gimcheon City Hall) and Shin Baek-cheol (32, Incheon International Airport), 27th in the world, ranked 2nd in the world, 2-1 (16-21, 21-19, 21-) to Mohammad Asan-Hendra Setiawan of Indonesia. 13) won a comeback victory and made it to the semifinals.

In the men’s singles event, Gwanghee Heo (26, Samsung Life Insurance), ranked 34th in the world, advanced to the semifinals. In the quarterfinals, Heo Kwang-hee defeated 24th placed Raksha (Indonesia) 2-0 (21-17, 21-15). His opponent in the quarterfinals is Chu Tianchen (Taiwan), who is ranked 4th in the world. In the other semifinals, world 1st Kento Momota (Japan) and 13th place Kanta Tsuneiyama (Japan) will clash.

In the women’s doubles, 4th place in the world Sohee Lee (Incheon International Airport)-Shin Seungchan (Incheon International Airport) and 5th place Soyoung Kim (Incheon International Airport)-Gong Hee-yong (Jeonbuk Bank) defeated Bulgaria and Indonesia, respectively, and advanced to the semifinals. Lee So-hee and Shin Seung-chan competed against Japan’s Fukushima Yuki and Higashino Arisa, and Kim So-young and Gong Hee-yong competed against Matsuyama Nami and Shida Chiharu to advance to the final. [email protected]


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