Ahn Se-young defeats world No. 1 Yamaguchi… Korea Shuttlecock 3-0 Conquest of Mount Fuji

 Korean badminton women’s singles ‘ace’ Ahn Se-young (20, Samsung Life Insurance, world No. 2) won the world No. In addition, the badminton team swept mixed doubles and men’s singles, which were expected to be inferior, and confirmed their advance to the quarterfinals by ranking first in the group.

South Korea defeated Japan 3-0 in the final 3rd match of Group D of the 2023 World Badminton Federation (BWF) World Mixed Team Championships (Sudirman Cup) held in Suzhou, China on the 17th. The final result will also include the men’s doubles and women’s doubles, which will follow. However, Korea won the mixed doubles, men’s singles, and women’s singles consecutively to determine first place in the group.

The Sudirman Cup, the world mixed national badminton competition, is held every two years. In this event, each country will form a team in men’s singles and doubles, women’s singles and doubles, and mixed doubles to determine the championship.

Each match is played in the order of mixed doubles, men’s singles, women’s singles, men’s doubles, and women’s doubles, and the first player to win 3 wins.

In the first and second group matches, Korea defeated France and England and advanced to the quarterfinals early with two wins. What remained was the Korea-Japan match. You have to take first place in the group to avoid the first place in the opponent group and receive an advantageous matchup.

In Korea, which met Japan, the favorite to win this tournament, all players showed more than 100% of their skills. In particular, he won the mixed doubles and men’s singles, which were not expected to be easy, and planted a flag at the top of Mt. Fuji.

The first match was mixed doubles. Kim Won-ho (Samsung Life Insurance)-Jeong Na-eun (Hwasun-gun Office) won a come-from-behind victory over world No. 2 Yuta Watanabe and Arisa Higashino Joe 2-1 (19-21 21-15 21-5).

In the world rankings, Kim Won-ho and Jung Na-eun fell to Japan, but their opponents had an advantage with 2 wins and no losses. Kim Won-ho and Jeong Na-eun, who lost the first set to 19-21 after a close match, took the lead in the game with a ‘net defense’ from the second set.

Kim Won-ho and Jeong Na-eun, who won consecutively in long rally fights, took the second set 21-15. In the last 3 sets, Kim Won-ho scored consecutively with various attacks that adjusted the strength and weakness. Kim Won-ho and Jung Na-eun, who arrived at 20 points by raising 7 points from 13-3, defeated Japan.

Korea’s next runner who succeeded in overtaking the baseline was Jeon Hyeok-jin (Yonex) in the men’s singles. Jeon Hyuk-jin, ranked 69th in the world, defeated Kenta Nishimoto (Japan), ranked 15th in the world, 2-0 (21-11 21-19).

At the 2014 Incheon Asian Games, Jeon Hyeok-jin, then 19 years old, helped win a gold medal in the team event. However, he suffered from an injury after that and had to focus on rehabilitation for two years.

Since then, he has gradually recovered his skills and won the Korea Masters men’s singles in April last year. In this Sudirman Cup, he played an active role as the ace of the men’s singles and succeeded in catching Nishimoto.

The person who took over the baton was Ahn Se-young, the “ace” of the women’s singles. In the women’s singles, Ahn Se-young defeated Yamaguchi, the current strongest player, 2-0 (21-11 21-15).

Ahn Se-young, who won the Jeonyeong Open, the most prestigious tournament in March, met Yamaguchi, the current strongest player. In the match that drew attention as the highlight of the Korea-Japan match, Ahn Se-young showed off her improved skills and won a complete victory.

In the first set, Ahn Se-young won the set 21-11 with a surprise attack followed by a solid defense.

In the second set, 7-7, Ahn Se-young scored more than 10 points with a bold attack. Ahn Se-young, who scored like Altoran with elaborate diagonal attacks as well as drop shots that took her opponent’s breath away, secured her victory by taking the second set.체스카지노

In the men’s doubles event that will follow, Kang Min-hyeok (Samsung Life Insurance) and Seo Seung-jae (Army Sports Corps) will perform. The last women’s doubles are Lee So-hee (Incheon International Airport) and Baek Ha-na (MG Saemaul Geumgo).

1st place in Group D, South Korea will play against 2nd place in another group through a lottery.

Meanwhile, TV channels Spotiv G&H and SPOTV ON, and sports OTT service SPOTV NOW broadcast major matches of the Sudirman Cup via satellite. It will also be broadcast live on SPOTV ASIA (Spotv Asia). Sporty Asia is a channel broadcasting to 13 countries in Southeast Asia and broadcasts tennis grand slam tournaments such as Wimbledon and US Open, men’s professional tennis ATP tour, motorcycle racing competition MotoGP (GP), WTT (World Table Tennis) table tennis competition, and BWF ( World Badminton Federation) badminton competition, International Sports Climbing (IFSC), Sports Climbing World Cup, etc. are provided.