Kim So-young, Gong Hee-yong reach Women’s Doubles quarterfinals
Aiming for first title 28 years after Gil Young-ah and Jang Hye-ok
Ahn Se-young, the world No. 1 in women’s badminton singles, 토토 has reached the quarterfinals of the women’s singles at the World Individual Badminton Championships 2023. The South Korean badminton player is one step closer to winning her country’s first ever world singles title.
Ahn defeated world No. 10 Zhang Beiwen (USA) 2-0 (21-19 21-13) in the round of 16 of the women’s singles event at the Royal Arena in Copenhagen, Denmark, on Friday (July 25).
Ahn will be looking for her eighth win of the season at the tournament. If Ahn reaches the top, 안전놀이터 she will become the first South Korean singles player to win the title.
Shuttlecock queen Hwang Soo-hyun reached the final in 1993 in England, but had to settle for runner-up. In 1995, she won a bronze medal in Switzerland.
Ahn will face world No. 36 Nozomi Okuhara (JPN) in the quarterfinals.
The women’s doubles will be looking to win their first world title in 28 years since Gil Young-ah and Jang Hye-ok in 1995. World No. 3 Kim So-young-Gong Hee-yong advanced to the quarterfinals with a 2-0 (21-19 21-11) victory over Yung Eng-ting-Yung Pui-ram (HKR).
Meanwhile, the world No. 2 pair of Lee Sohee-Baek Hana fell 0-2 (12-21 14-21) to Afriyani Rahayu-City Padia Silva Ramadanti (Indonesia) in the round of 16.
The world No. 6 men’s doubles team of Kang Min-hyuk-Seo Seung-jae defeated Chinese Taipei’s Lee Hsieh-hsuan-Yang Po-hsuan 2-1 (21-19 13-21 21-15) to reach the quarterfinals.
The mixed doubles pairs of 스포츠토토 Kim Won-ho-Jung Na-eun and Seo Seung-jae-Chae Yu-jung also advanced to the round of 16.