BWF World Championships , Nail-Biting Match
Chen Long Chinese Legend Chen Long avenged his loss - from last season's Semi Finals - against the World No. 1 Viktor Axelsen in the Quarter-Finals at the BWF World Championships 2018 in Nanjing, China. Chen took almost one hour to take out the Dane in the straight sets. He won 21-19, the score was 21-11. For more detailed information please visit>>> With an early advantage of 4-0, the 35 year-old Chen using deceits and precise basic judgements, took control of the rallies with all of his experience and superiority over the 24-year-old to seal the first game. In the second match, Chen never let Viktor to reach him and kept the gap that was huge at the pinnacle point. The third seed chinese Shi Yuqi entered Semi-Finals after losing three sets in the round-of-8 against Chou Tien Chen of Taipei in the match of 72 minutes. The Chinese who had the chance to win the game in the opening round with a lead of 14-11 remained stranded as his opponent cruised with 7 points straight and the game. In the second game, Shi improved with the points from 6-4 to 13-4, but Chou still managed to catch his opponent in the score of 14-16. Shi played a slothy game with a massive gap of score against Taipei player. But, third seeded Shi altered the gear and evened the score at 16-16. He then won three straight points. Chou might be able to score another point before succumbing to the Chinese.What is an unbelievable win for the World No. 3 and Indian Olympic winner P.V Sindhu who delivered a smashing performance against the Japanese superstar Nozomi Okuhara. The 58-minute long nail-biting match consisted of a number of exciting rallies and cross court drops powerful backhand smashes, and skilled fake shots. Sindhu's confidence and calm on the court trumped Nozomi's intelligence and tact as the gifted champ concluded the match by winning score of 21-17, 21,19. In both sets, Nozomi could not overcome her Indian opponent, but Sindhu's patience and psych reading proved to be a huge advantage as she got in the flow of the game and displayed a smart attitude. In the Men's Singles, Sai Praneeth played well however he fell, in a strong run to the Japanese superstar Kento Momoto in a 38-minute neck-to neck match. Sai Praneeth lost the game with a 21-12, 21-12 score. It's an excellent day for Chinese Mixed Doubles players as they scripted the Quarter-Finals with the most wins during the BWF World Championships 2018 in Nanjing, China. The lower seeded Zhang Nan and Li Yinhui beat both Danes Mathias Christiansen and Christinna Pedersen 21-15, 22-20 in the game that lasts for 53 minutes. The Chinese who led in the beginning of the game with 7-11 raced towards the lead by scoring six straight points before taking the game into their account. And the second game was an neck-to neck match that was defended in the eyes of Chinese. In another Mixed Doubles match, India's Satwiksairaj Rankireddy and Ashwini Ponnappa take on their opponents in defeat to best seeded Chinese Zheng Siwei and Huang Yaqiong with 17-21 and 10-21 in the quarter-finals. Satwik and Ashwini are among the few unseeded couple left on the court in this mixed doubles event who didn't get the chance to come together on the court from the beginning. The runner-up of the Worlds in 2017, Zheng was in excellent form in the back court . Yaqiong was extremely aggressive on the net. The cohesive pair poached well by mixing up the pace from back and on the net. With all of her experience, Ashwini gathered herself into the game. Meanwhile, the teenager Satwik had a few nerves by committing a few mistakes in the service area and overhits in the opening game. But as the match moved on and the junior picked up the pace, which helped Satwik to narrow the gap to 17-18. Then, a service error by Satwik ended the game. There was only one way of traffic from the top seeds who cruised to a slender advantage of 11-4. The Chinese couple won the match with a comfortable win from Satwik's errors, yet again. In a second match, the English team of Chris Adcock and Gabrielle Adcock were defeated by Chinese famous players Wang Yilyu and Huang Dongping with 13-21, 18-21 in the match of 44 minutes.

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