Tai, others reach Denmark semis

Taipei Times
Date: Oct 20, 2019
By: Staff writer, with CNA

Taiwanese badminton players on Friday advanced to the semi-finals of the women’s singles, men’s

Taiwanese badminton player Tai Tzu-ying, right, attends a media event in Odense, Denmark, on Sunday.
SCREEN GRAB: Wu Meng-ju, Taipei Times

doubles and mixed doubles at the Denmark Open in Odense.

Tai Tzu-ying cruised past Japan’s Aya Ohori to reach the women’s singles semi-finals in two straight sets, while compatriots Lu Ching-yao and Yang Po-han reached the semi-finals in men’s doubles and Wang Chi-lin and Cheng Chi-ya in mixed doubles.

In a match that lasted only 39 minutes, world No. 1 Tai scored a 21-16, 21-12 victory over world No. 26 Ohori. Tai next faces Chen Yufei of China.

Taiwanese duo Lu and Yang defeated the world No. 3 pairing, Li Junhui and Liu Yuchen of China, to reach the men’s doubles semi-finals in a 17-21, 21-14, 21-14 upset.    [FULL  STORY]

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