Australia’s Mapasa and Somerville ease into the Semi-Finals before Ming Chen and Yingzi stun the second seeds in the Mixed – South Australia International 2019

The South Australia International 2019 Quarter-Finals came to a dramatic end this afternoon as one of the biggest contenders for the Mixed Doubles title were knocked out of the competition. Ming Chen and Yingzi held their nerve as they let the second seeds recover from 20-17 in the second game, before letting Simon and Gronya…

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Top seeded Chew Brothers and Finnish Singles stars overwhelmed on day two at the South Australia International 2019

Pictured: Phillip and Ryan Chew. Photo credit: Badminton Photo An intense day of competition has seen numerous seeds fall with particularly surprising results in the Men’s and Women’s Doubles. Croatia’s Durkinjak was the first seed to fall on day two, followed by an immense victory for Australia’s 15-year-old Jack Yu against a fellow compatriot and…

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Australian prodigy Jack Yu celebrates an impressive win on his fifteenth birthday – South Australia International 2019

In one of his biggest tournaments to date, Australia’s Jack Yu is celebrating a second-round victory on his fifteenth birthday at the South Australia International 2019. The youngster lifted the Mixed Team and Mixed Doubles title at this year’s VICTOR Oceania Championships and today he has booked a boost of World Ranking points at the…

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Several shock upsets across the Singles draw while Oceania’s Mixed pairs take control at South Australia International 2019

Australia’s Anthony Joe was one of the first seeds to fall on day one of the South Australia International 2019, with another shock exit from last week’s Women’s Singles Champion in Perth, and this week’s third seed from Chinese Taipei, Liang Ting Yu. Alap Mishra (IND) vs Anthony Joe (AUS)[13] 21-11 21-18 Natsuki Nidaira (JPN)…

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Perth International 2019 Finals: Tan Boon Heong and Shia Chun Kang pick up their first title, while Chinese Taipei swipe the remaining gold

MEN’S SINGLES Chi Yu Jen (TPE)[7] vs Liu Wei Chi (TPE)[8] 21-16 21-18 Without dropping a game and barely letting his opponents getting past double figures until the Semi-Finals, Chi Yu Jen ended his victorious week with a spectacular performance against his higher ranked compatriot. His opponent, Liu Wei Chi entered today’s fresh off the…

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Quarter-Final highlights at the Perth International 2019

Pictured: Buwaneka Goonethilleka, Sri Lanka. Photo credit: @jbmedia_perth (Instagram) The day opened with a number of three-game thrillers as the Chinese Taipei whitewash of the Women’s Singles brought some thrilling performances to Kingsway Indoor Stadium in Perth. Yang Yu-Chi (TPE) vs Huang Yu-Hsun (TPE) 21-11 13-21 21-19 Hung En-Tzu (TPE)[5] vs Chen Li (TPE) 21-11…

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Keith Edison chases Oceania Tour prize while Chinese Taipei seize control of the Women’s Singles and Doubles in Perth

Pictured: Keith Edison. Photo Credit: @jbmedia_perth (Instagram) The second day ended with the round of 16 across all five disciplines as the Quarter-Finalists are decided at this year’s Perth International 2019. Last week’s Champions from the Australian Junior International in Melbourne opened proceeding with an emphatic victory over their Australian opposition. The 17-year-olds put the…

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The Perth International is a stepping stone into the future for Denmark’s Thea Geil

Pictured: Thea Geil, Denmark (left) and Chen You-Chi, Chinese Taipei (right). Photo credit: @jbmedia_perth (Instagram) Tournaments across the world have seen an influx of players chasing qualification for the Tokyo 2020 Olympic Games. The increased participation means it’s harder for the lower-ranked players to meet the qualification criteria when the entry list is in such…

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Top seeds from Australia and England stumble at the first hurdle in the Perth International 2019

Pictured: Georgina Bland, England / Photo credit @jbmedia_perth The Men’s and Women’s Singles draw at the Perth International 2019 opened the BWF Future Series event at Kingsway Indoor Stadium this morning. Australia’s national Champion, Jacob Schueler, managed to recover from his shaky start to survive the first round scare, while being gifted with a walkover…

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