BadmintonThe grand season finale, the BWF World Tour Finals 2022 began in Bangkok, Thailand.
Group motion involving the tour’s high eight gamers/pairs in 5 occasions at single males, single ladies, males’s doubles, ladies’s doublesand blended doubles will happen on the Nimibutr Enviornment on Wednesday, 7 December 2022.
Our each day preview and order of play might be discovered right here.
Olympics.com will stay updates all day from the Thai capital, which you’ll be able to relive under.
All occasions under are Thailand Commonplace Time (UTC/GMT +7 hours). Newest updates above.
22:37 – Zheng Si Wei/Huang Yi Qiong dominate to finish Day One
Within the final match of the day, the Olympic and world championships blended doubles silver medalists began the Tour Finals with a bang, successful in 25 minutes (21-8, 21-9).
And with that, the signing from Bangkok.
22:10 – Aaron Chia/Soh Wooi Yik fall
Malaysia’s first gold medalist on the earth championships or Olympic Video games fell to the Daddies, 21-12, 21-15. Mohamad Ahsan/Hendra Setiawan with out a lot combating.
Setiawan stated with a giant smile, “We simply did our greatest at the moment. At the moment we tried to assault first within the entrance. It is a bit windy right here”.
21:21 – Naraoka Kodai, Hoki/Kobayashi makes it 3-0 for Japan
After Yamaguchi took the lead, Tour Finals debutant Naraoka misplaced HS Prannoy in three (21-12, 9-21, 21-17) for his first victory whereas Hoki Takuro/Kobayashi Yugo dropped Malaysia Ong Yew Sin/Teo Ee Yi 21-19, 21-16 in males’s doubles.
Naraoka faces the ultimate take a look at with Axelsen on Thursday whereas “Hoki-Koba” has the Indonesian duo in Fajar Alfian/Muhammad Rian Ardianto.
19:00 – An excessive amount of ‘Axe’ for Lu Guang Zu
The BWF males’s participant of the yr confirmed why he deserves the award, defeating Lu 21-13, 21-11.
Lu went shut at 6-6 within the first sport however from then on, Axelsen cruised, by no means letting up for a medical 39-minute win. Within the second set, the reigning Olympic and world champion jumped out to a 6-0 lead and opened up a 16-5 benefit at one level.
Axelsen performs in Japan Naraoka Kodai on Thursday.
18:43 – Yamaguchi ‘comfortable’ with Ok
“I at all times assume that the primary sport is vital so I am comfortable that I received at the moment.
The drift right here is basically completely different relying on the place you might be. I need to ensure that to chop out the errors, be as correct as doable”.
18:26 – Loh on 1st win in Bangkok: “To this point so good”
“Positively comfortable to be on the successful facet. I feel we’re all making an attempt to adapt to the circumstances within the first match of the event. Even throughout apply it’s kind of of a drift too.
“Whether or not it is the group stage or not I feel each win is vital. Other than the end result itself it is also for private confidence.
“To this point so good”.
That is Loh’s first win over Chou for the reason that HYLO Open in November 2021.
17:49 – Loh Kean Yew downgrades CTC
The 2021 world champion from Singapore stayed robust to interrupt by means of the steely Chou Tien Chen 21-15, 21-17.
Loh pulled from 3-3 within the first sport and by no means misplaced the remainder of the set towards the veteran from Chinese language Taipei.
17:03 – Yamaguchi Akane wins her opener
World champion Japan misplaced It is Seyoung 21-18, 21-16.
The world No. 1 is now 10-5 for his profession towards the 20-year-old from the Republic of Korea. Yamaguchi received the final 4 factors to win in 42 minutes and face Chen on Thursday.
15:44 – Anthony Sinisuka Ginting roared towards Jonatan Christie
In a deafening all-Indonesian match, Ginting got here from behind to win the match 6-21, 21-10, 21-9.
That is what Ginting stated: “Christie performed very properly at first however within the second sport and the third sport I attempted to handle it. I attempted to remain calm and never rush. I feel that was the important thing to at the moment’s match. .
“We each know our model of play. I feel due to the state of the court docket at the moment – the drift is quick, particularly on the far facet.
“I feel the whole lot goes properly. Christie is just not a simple opponent. He is aware of my weak point however I’m proud of my efficiency at the moment”.
15:30 – Chen on Tunjung: “He performed very properly”
“At the moment the primary day, I could not play the way in which I wished. I could not management the shuttle in the course of the sport and due to that I could not management the opponent.
“He performed very properly at the moment”.
On Thursday, Chen will face off Akane Yamaguchi in a rematch at this summer season’s world championship finals.
15:22 – Tunjung for beating Chen
“Chen Yu Fei was clearly not good within the first sport. So I simply tried to maintain him going. I do not need to assume an excessive amount of concerning the end result. I simply need to give my greatest.
“It is not a giant win for me – although. I nonetheless have two extra matches together with one with Akane Yamaguchi. So I need to give attention to tomorrow’s match”.
15:02 – Chen Yu Fei was shocked by Gregoria Mariska Tunjung
The reigning Olympic champion and world championships runner-up was tripped up in his first match right here in Group A by Indonesian, falling 16-21, 21-14, 9-21.
It was Chen’s first loss to Tunjung for the reason that 2017 Indonesian Open.
14:07 – He Bing Jiao leads Tai Tzu Ying
Early within the first singles match of the day He’s Bing Jiao defeated Tai Tzu Ying 21-19, 21-19 in Girls’s Group A.
That is what He stated after the victory:
“I had a giant lead (within the second sport). I do not often have a giant lead towards Tai. That is superb”.
13:18 – Chen/Jia, Puavaranukroh/Taerattanachai will do issues
Our first winners of the day are Dechapol Puavaranukroh/Sapisree Taerattanachai (21-6, 25-23) who grabbed an all-Thai affair towards Oppose Jomkoh/Supissara Paewsampran in Group B in blended doubles.
And in one other contest among the many countrymen, this one from the Republic of China, world champions Chen Qing Chen/Jia Yi Fan took three video games (21-18, 17-21, 21-14) in the long run Zhang Su Xian/Zheng Yu in Group B in ladies’s doubles.
11:00 – Goodbye from Bangkok!
The motion has begun on the Nimibutr Enviornment.