Mixed Double Round Robin Dubai SSF 2016 Day 1
The same country match is held in the first round robin match. Tontowi Ahmad/Liliyana Natsir surprisingly lost to their junior, Praveen Jordan Debby Susanto 11-21 12-21. This is the first winning of Praveen/Debby in their 5 head to head matches.
The Danish pair Joachim Fischer Nielsen/Cristinna Pedersen beats the first seeded Ko Sung Hyun/Kim Ha Na in rubber set 21-14 21-23 21-16. Praveen Jordan/Debby Susanto and Joachim/Cristinna now have 1 winning point to lead gruup A round robin.
Men Double Round Robin Dubai SSF 2016 Day 1
The first seeded men double, Takeshi Kamura/Keigo Sonoda lost to Mads Pieler Kolding/Mads Conrad Petersen in straight set 15-21 17-21. This is more difficult for Japanese pair because they should win from 2 Indonesian pair, Kevin Sanjaya/Marcus Gideon and Angga Pratama/Ricky Karanda.
In All Indonesian match, Kevin Sanjaya/Marcus Gideon won from Angga Pratama/Ricky Karanda in rubber set 21-18 17-21 21-14. Kevin/Marcus still have the occasion to stay in the number one rank men double if they can be the champion in Dubai. Meanwhile, Goh V Shem/Tan Wee Kiong doesn’t pass semifinal ticket Dubai.
Mathias Boe/Carsten Mogensen announced withdraw suddenly form Dubai. Mathias Boe reported got illness. Because of it, Group B is only 3 players to pursue 2 semifinal tickets. Goh V Shem/Tan Wee Kiong, Li Junhui/Liu Yuchen, and Chai Biao/Hong Wei got the winning points from Danish pairs.
Women Double Round Robin Dubai SSF 2016 Day 1
Misaki Matsutomo/Ayaka Takahashi passed through the first challenge against Kurumi Yonao/Naoko FUkuman. Misaki/Ayaka won in tight straight set 21-19 21-19.
The defending champion, Luo Ying/Luo Yu lost to Korean pair, Lee So Hee/Chang Ye Na in straight set 19-21 15-21. This is difficult for Luo twin to defense the champion because they should win from 2 Japanese pairs, Misaki/Ayaka and Kurumi/Naoko.
Men Single Round Robin Dubai SSF 2016 Day 1
Lee Chong Wei lost in the first match Dubai SSF against Son Wan Ho. In an easy game, Son Wan Ho won 21-10 21-16. Jan O Jorgensen also got the easy winning from veteran Hong Kong badminton player Hu Yun 21-8 21-5 only in 23 minutes.
Women Single Round Robin Dubai SSD 2016 Day 1
Carolina Marin lost to Sun Yu in straight set 18-21 22-24. Carolina Marin should struggle hard to grab winning in the next 2 matches to get semifinal ticket.
The first seeded, Tai Tzu Ying got the first winning after beating He Bingjiao in straight set 21-16 21-13.
Dubai SSF 2016 still continues in round robin matches in the second day tomorrow.