Badminton World Tour Finals Highlights: HS Prannoy loses, Viktor Axelsen, Loh Kean Yew & Anthony Ginting clinch victories on Day1 of BWF World Tour Final – Watch Highlights

Badminton World Tour Finals Highlights: World No.1 Viktor Axelsen has kickstarted the BWF World Tour finals campaign with victory on Wednesday, 7th…

Badminton World Tour Finals Highlights: World No.1 Viktor Axelsen has kickstarted the BWF World Tour finals campaign with victory on Wednesday, 7th December. The defending champion defeated China’s Lu Guangzhu 21-13, 21-11 in his first group encounter. India’s HS Prannoy meanwhile lost in his maiden appearance in the tournament as he went down in three games against Japan’s Kodai Naraoka. Meanwhile, debutant Loh Kean Yew sailed past second seed Chou Tien Chen 21-15, 21-17. In Women’s Singles, Tai Tzu Ying suffered straight game defeat against He Bing Jiao. Follow InsideSport.IN for more updates on BWF World Tour Finals 2022.

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Badminton World Tour Finals Highlights: HS Prannoy loses, Viktor Axelsen, Loh Kean Yew & Anthony Ginting clinch victories on Day1 of BWF World Tour Final – Watch Highlights

Day 1 Results

Men’s Singles

  • Jonatan Christie LOST TO Anthony Ginting21-6, 10-21, 9-21 
  • Chou Tien-Chen LOST TO Loh Kean Yew15-21, 17-21
  • HS Prannoy LOST TO Kodai Naraoka – 12-21, 21-9, 17-21
  • Viktor Axelsen BEAT Lu Guangzu – 21-13, 21-11

Women’s Singles

  • Tai Tzu-ying LOST TO He Bing Jiao – 19-21, 19-21
  • Chen Yu Fei LOST TO Gregoria Tunjung9-21, 21-14, 16-21
  • Ratchanok Intanon BEAT Busanan Ongbamrungphan – 21-15, 21-13 
  • An Se-young LOST TO Akane Yamugachi – 21-18, 21-16

Men’s Doubles 

  • Fajar Alfian / Muhammad Ardianto BEAT Choi Sol-gyu / Kim Won-ho – 23-21, 21-17
  • Ong Yew Sin / Teo Ee Yi LOST TO Takuro Hoki / Yugo Kobayashi21-19, 21-16
  • Liu Yuchen / Ou Xuanyi vs Kim Astrup / Anders Rasmussen – IN PROGRESS
  • Mohammad Ahsan / Hendra Setiawan vs Aaron Chia / Soh Wooi Yik – 5.45 PM 

Women’s Doubles

  • Zhang Shuxian / Zheng Yu LOST TO Chen Qingchen / Jia Yifan 18-21, 21-17, 14-21
  • Pearly Tan / Thinaah Muralitharan LOST TO Apriyani Rahayu / Siti Ramadhanti 21-23, 19-21
  • Jeong Na-eun / Kim Hye-jeong BEAT Vivian Hoo / Lim Chiew Sien – 21-18, 21-13
  • Benyapa Aimsaard / Nuntakarn Aimsaard LOST TO Jongkolphan Kititharakul / Rawinda Prajongjai 19-21, 21-10, 12-21

Mixed Doubles 

  • Dechapol Puavaranukroh / Sapisree Taerattanachai BEAT Supak Jomkoh / Supissara Paewsampran – 21-6, 25-23
  • Wang Yilyu / Huang Dongping LOST TO Tan Kian Meng / Lai Pei Jing – 21-23, 21-14, 16-21
  • Goh Soon Huat / Shevon Lai LOST TO Rinov Rivaldy / Pitha Mentari – 12-21, 15-21
  • Zheng Siwei / Huang Yaqiong vs Thom Gicquel / Delphine Delrue – 6.10 PM 

Men’s Singles

In the first match in the Men’s Singles on the day, Anthony Ginting clinched a come-from-behind victory against his fellow compatriot Jonatan Christie. Ginting looked completely down and out in the first game as he lost it 6-21 in just 11 minutes.

The Indonesian however bounced back in the second game as he fought well against his compatriot. While the 11-9 by the interval, after the break he raced to a 21-10 victory in the second set. In the final game, he continued his dominance as he won the game 6-21, 21-10, 21-9.

World No.1 Victor Axelsen started off the World tour Finals campaign with a dominant straight game victory win against China’s Lu Guangzhu. The defending champion looked at his dominant best with a 21-13, 21-11 victory.

In the other matches on the day, Singapore’s Loh Kean Yew won his first-ever match in the BWF World Tour Championship with a 21-15, 21-17 victory against Chinese Taipei’s Chou Tien Chen.

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Women’s Singles

Indonesia’s Gregoria Tunjung, who replaced PV Sindhu at the last moment in the tournament, clinched the biggest upset of the day as she defeated Women’s World No.1 Chen Yufei 21-9, 14-21, 21-16. Thailand’s Ratchanok Intanon started the tournament with a straight set victory against her compatriot Busanan Ongbamrungphan.

In the other two Women’s Singles matches, Tai Tzu Ying went down in straight games against China’s He Bing Jiao, while Japan’s Akane Yamaguchi defeated South Korea’s An Se Young.

Men’s Doubles

Japan’s Hoki Takuro and Kobayashi Yugo defeated Malaysia’s Ong Yew Sin/Teo Ee Yi 21-19, 21-16 in men’s doubles. Indonesia’s Fajar Alfian and Mohammad Ardianto clinched a straight game victory against Malaysia’s Choi Sol Gyu and Kim Won Ho. The other Indonesian duo Mohammad Ahsan and Hendra Setiawan too clinched a straight game victory against Malaysia’s Aaron Chia and Soh Wooi Yik.

Women’s Doubles

In the Women’s Doubles, Thai pair Jongkolphan Kititharakul and Rawinda Prajongjai defeated their compatriots Thai sisters Benyapa Aimsaard and Nuntakarn Aimsaard 21-19, 10-21, 21-12. Malaysia’s Tan Pear;y and Thinaah Muralitharan too face suffered a 21-23, 19-21 loss against Indonesia’s Apriyani Rahayu and Siti Ramadhanti.

In mixed doubles, local interest Dechapol Puavaranukroh and Sapsiree Taerattanachai defeated their compatriots Supak Jomkoh and Supissara Paewsampran. World champions Chinese pair of Zheng Si Wei and Huang Ya Qiong clinched a 21-8, 21-9 victory against France’s Thom Giquel and Delphien Delrue. Malaysian duo Tan Kian Meng and Lai Pei Jing clinched a 23-21, 14-21, 21-16 victory against China’s Wang Yi Kyu and Huang Dong Ping.

Badminton World Tour Finals Highlights: HS Prannoy loses, Viktor Axelsen, Loh Kean Yew & Anthony Ginting clinch victories on Day1 of BWF World Tour Final – Watch Highlights

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