Sat, 25 Jun 2022

BANGKOK, May 20 (Xinhua) -- Chinese women's doubles Zhang Shuxian and Zheng Yu came back from behind to beat Uber Cup champions Lee So Hee/Shin Seung Chan in the badminton Thailand Open quarterfinals here on Friday.

Lee and Shin played a critical role in South Korea's 3-2 victory over China in the Uber Cup final, and the duo was on the way to the victory after taking the first set with a big margin.

But the Chinese pair staged a rally and took the next two games to win 2-1 to secure a berth for the semifinals.

The Chinese teammates and top seeds Chen Qingchen and Jia Yifan suffered a turnaround against Nami Matsuyama and Chiharu Shida of Japan.

Li Shifeng and Olympic champion Chen Yufei made it to the men's and women's semifinals respectively, while Zheng Siwei/Huang Yaqiong and Wang Yilyu/Huang Dongping defeated their respective opponents in the mixed doubles quarterfinals.

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