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German Hailu Badminton Open: Zhang Yiman beats Olympic champion Marin for the first time to advance to women’s singles semi-finals – Sports – CGTN

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German Hailu Badminton Open: Zhang Yiman wins first Olympic champion Marin to advance to women’s singles semifinals

Xinhua News Agency, Berlin, November 4th (Reporter Liu Yang) The 2022 BWF World Tour German Hailu Open held the quarter-finals in Saarbrucken on the 4th. Chinese player Zhang Yiman defeated the Olympic champion for the first time in his career. , Spanish star Marin, into the women’s singles semi-finals.

The 25-year-old Zhang Yiman has played against top seed Marin four times before, and Marin won both. In the match that day, Zhang Yiman and Marin fought hard for 3 rounds. After losing the first round at 19:21, they responded with two 21:19 matches and made a thrilling promotion. Especially in the decisive game, Marin once led 16:9, and the tenacious Zhang Yiman played a 9:2 offensive to equalize the score, and won the victory in one go.

Han Yue, another Chinese women’s singles player, eliminated Denmark’s Kjaerfeld 21:17 and 21:12.

In the men’s singles competition, China’s up-and-coming Li Shifeng faced off against French player Thomas Popov Jr., but lost two 16-21 matches and missed the semi-finals. Chinese Taipei’s Zhou Tiancheng defeated Thailand’s rising star and No. 8 seed Kun Lavut 21:10 to secure his place in the semi-finals. Indonesian star Ginting and Indian player Sri Kanter eliminated Singapore star Luo Jianyou and Indonesian player Jonathan Jonathan in straight sets.

In women’s doubles, Chinese team Zhang Shuxian/Zheng Yu eliminated Chinese Taipei team Hu Lingfang/Lin Xiaomin with 21:15 and 21:14 to advance to the semifinals. The Chinese men’s doubles team Liang Weikeng/Wang Chang and Chinese Taipei team team Lu Jingyao/Yang Bohan fought fiercely in 3 games, losing 19:21, 21:19 and 19:21, and missed the semi-finals. Chinese mixed doubles pair Feng Yanzhe/Huang Dongping defeated Japan’s Daiki Midorikawa/Natsu Saito 22:20 and 21:14 to advance to the semi-finals.

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