4 badminton players enforce to walk over from Dubai Super Series Final 2016. All of badminton players are getting injury during the match of Dubai SSF 2016 round robin. Their walked over means badminton players determined never have match in Dubai SSF and stay in the lowest position group.
Before, there are 3 players who withdraw from Dubai SSF before the tournament started. Those are Chen Long, Fu Haifeng/Zhang Nan, and Greysia Polii/Nitya Maheswari. They are all replaced by the other players.
Here you are 4 badminton players who decide to walk over during the match of Dubai Super Series Final 2016:
Mathias Boe/Carsten Mogensen
Mathias Boe/Carsten Mogensen suddenly walked over from Dubai SSF 2016 without doing any match. It is scheduled Mathias Boe/Carsten Mogensen play against Malaysian player Goh V Shem/Tan Wee Kiong in their first match. Reported, Mathias Boe suffered from illness before the match. Surely, Mathias/Carsten also didn’t play in the next match against the other players. Therefore, only 3 players who struggle to grab 2 semifinal tickets in group B men double
Tontowi Ahmad/Liliyana Natsir
Tontowi Ahmad/Liliyana Natsir walk over in their second match against Joachim Fischer Nielsen/Christinna Pedersen in 8-21 6-11. Liliyana Natsir cannot hold the injury in her knee so that this pair decides not to continue the game. Ko Sung Hyun/Kim Ha Na didn’t need to do their last match against Tontowi/Liliyana. Before, Tontowi Ahmad/Liliyana Natsir lost to Praveen Jordan/Debby Susanto 11-21 12-21 in the first match. Therefore, Tontowi/Liliyana never passes round robin group in their 5 times participation in Dubai Super Series Final since 2012.
Ratchanok Intanon is not in her good performance in Dubai SSF 2016. Ratchanok lost to Sung Ji Hyun and Tai Tzu Ying in her 2 first matches. In her last matches against He Bingjiao, Ratchanok withdraws in score 19-21 11-10. It seems that Ratchanok Intanon injury become worse so that she decided to stop. Get well soon, May.
Hu Yun is the last badminton player who decided to walk over during the match in Dubai SSF 2016. From the first match, Hu Yun didn’t play well. Hu Yun lost to Jan O Jorgensen and Tian Houwei. In his last match in Dubai SSF 2016, because he is impossible to pass round robin, Hu Yun retires against Marc Zwiebler in score 10-21 10-18. It is not confirmed yet why Hu Yun suddenly walked over in his almost lose from Marc Zwiebler.