The three-time world champion and six-time European champion, current number nine in the world, managed to tie the duel against the Japanesehis executioner in the same round of the last World Cup, after he won the first round, but he could not stop his arreón in the third and final round.
The woman from Huelva reached the middle of the initial set with an advantage and extended her lead with a 4-0 (9-6) run, but her opponent responded in the same way to get ahead and defend her lead to take the set.
Carolina Marín started the second quarter with a 4-0 that allowed him to take the initiative; it reached the half with a solid 13-4, and managed the lead to even the contest. However, he pulled away from victory after winning just four of the last 20 games in the third set.
In this way, Marín says goodbye again in the quarterfinals of the second tournament of the year, after also doing it in the same round of the Malaysian Open against the current runner-up in the world, the Chinese Yu Fei Chen (21-18, 21-19). .
the onubense, that he hopes to recover his best form after months of recovery after the serious knee injury that left him out of the Tokyo Olympicswill face next week the Indonesian Masters, in the Super 500 category.