Many great names fell in the first round of the on-going Indonesian Open 2013...
Malaysia's LEE CHONG WEI (the 1st seed) escaped defeat...., but China's 2nd seed Chen Long was defeated in straight sets by the host player, Tommy Sugiarto.
Two Chinese women's singles players too fell in the 1st round - Wang Yihan and Wang Shixian.
Wang Yihan was defeated by Hong Kong's Yip Pui Yin, while Wang Shixian was defeated by Thailand's Busanan Ongbumrungpan.
1st Round Results (selected):
1. Xuerui LI (CHN) defeated Sapsiree Taerattanachai (THA) - 21-12 21-13.
2. Desi Hera (INA) defeated Ratchanok Intanon (THA) - walkover
3. Yip Pui Yin (HKG) defeated Wang Yihan (CHN) - 12-21 21-19 21-18.
4. Saina Nehwal (IND) defeated Lindaweni Fanetri (INA) - 21-17 27-29 21-13.
5. Minatsu Mitani (JPN) defeated Juan Gu (SIN) - 21-18 13-21 25-23.
6. Juliane Schenk (GER) defeated Nichaon Jindapon (THA) - 21-12 21-11.
7. Busanan Ongbumrungpan (THA) defeated Wang Shixian (CHN) - 21-11 9-21 21-19.
1. Lee Chong Wei (MAS) defeated Wang Zhengming (CHN) - 20-22 21-4, 22-20.
2. Boonsak Ponsana (THA) defeated Viktor Axelsen (DEN) - 2-1 Retired.
3. Du Pengyu (CHN) defeated Tien Minh Nguyen (VIE) - 21-19 21-15.
4. Yunus Alamsyah (INA) defeated Kenichi Tago (JPN) - 24-22 16-21 21-17.
5. Tommy Sugiarto (INA) defeated Chen Long (CHN) - 21-11 21-18.
6. Taufik Hidayat (INA) vs Sai Praneeth B - still playing at press time.
Have a nice day...