MARCUS Fernaldi Gideon/Kevin Sanjaya Sukamuljo and Siti Fadia Silva Ramadhanti/Ribka Sugiarto performed impressively in the round of 16 of the French Open 2021. As a result, these two pairs advanced to the quarter-finals of the French Open 2021 and will play today’s match, Friday (10/29/2021) .
Marcus Fernaldi Gideon/Kevin Sanjaya Sukamuljo defeated the German pair Mark Lamsfuss/Marvin Seidel in the last 16 of the 2021 French Open with a score of 21-19 and 21-16.
The pair, often nicknamed The Minions, started the first game very well. in just a few minutes, they were able to create a distance and lead 4-1.
Even so, Lamsfuss/Seidel tried hard to catch up. They can also cut the gap from the Minions to 4-5. They can even apply pressure.
However, the Minions are willing to maintain their superiority. They also led with a score of 10-7. However, Lamsfuss/Seidel grabbed the lead and drew 10-10.
The Minions then found space to lead 11-10 at the interval. However, they made a mistake, so Lamsfuss/Seidel could once again level the score to 12-12.
The two couples then drive each other. They even followed each other’s scores, so the situation continued to be as strong as the numbers touched 17-17.
However, Marcus Fernaldi Gideon/Kevin Sanjaya Sukamuljo were then able to find a gap in Lamsfuss/Seidel’s defense, they finally managed to lead with a score of 20-17, before finally winning the first game.
Once the second game started, Marcus Fernaldi Gideon/Kevin Sanjaya Sukamuljo once again performed well at the start. They were able to make Lamsfuss/Seidel unable to do much and lead with a score of 3-0.
However, a number of mistakes are often made by the world’s number one pair. As a result, Lamsfuss / Seidel managed to equalize to become 5-5.
After a few moments of fighting drive, Lamsfuss / Seidel then managed to turn the lead. As a result, the German pair won 11-10 when it reached the second interval.
Left behind, Marcus Fernaldi Gideon/Kevin Sanjaya Sukamuljo did not want to just give up. they continued to put up a tight fight against Lamsfuss/Seidel, so they could return to a 12-12 draw.
Marcus Fernaldi Gideon/Kevin Sanjaya Sukamuljo then seemed able to find their rhythm again, this situation made Lamsfuss/Seidel difficult, and the Minions again led 16-13.
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After that, Marcus Fernaldi Gideon / Kevin Sanjaya Sukamuljo managed to maintain their lead to 20-16. They also had no difficulty in finishing the match within 33 minutes.
In the quarterfinals of the French Open 2021, Marcus/Kevin will be challenged by representatives of Malaysia, Ong Yew Sin/Teo Ee Yi.