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Sudirman Cup 2019: Day 1 Summary 

Indonesia defeated England 4-1 in their opening match of the tournament
Indonesia defeated England 4-1 in their opening match of the tournament
Pavan Suresh
Modified 21 May 2019, 00:38 IST

Indonesia, Chinese Taipei and China began on a strong note by beating their opponents with ease on the opening day of the 2019 BWF Sudirman Cup held at Nanning, China on Sunday.


The doubles pair of Marcus Gideon & Sanjaya Sukamuljo defeated Marcus Ellis and Chris Langridge 21-9, 21-18 to take a 1-0 lead in the tie.

In the women's singles, Tunjung defeated Holden by 21-10, 21-13 to give Indonesia a 2-0 lead in the tie.

In Men's singles, Anthony Ginting defeated Toby Penty 21-9, 21-12 giving Indonesia 3-0 lead.

The women’s doubles pair of Greysia Polli & Apriyani Rahayu defeated Chole Birch and Lauren Smith by 21-16, 21-18.

England mixed doubles pair of Chris Adcock and Gabrielle Adcock defeated Praveen Jordan and Oktavianti by 21-17, 21-18 to win the only match as Indonesia won the tie 4-1.


In the first match of the day, mixed doubles pair of Li Junhui and Liu Yuchen defeated Aaron Cha and Soh Wooi Yik in three sets by 18-21, 21-14, 24-22 to give China a 1-0 lead.

Chen Yufei defeated Malaysia’s Soniia Cheah in three sets by 21-15, 21-23, 21-14 in the women’s singles to give China 2-0 lead.


China's Shi Yuqi eased past Lee Zii Jia in the men’s singles by 21-12, 21-11.

In the fourth match, the women’s doubles pair of Du Yue and Li Yinhui defeated Vivian Hoo and Yap Chen Weng in two straight sets 21-18, 21-14 to give China a 4-0 lead.

Mixed doubles pair of Huang Yaqiong and Zheng Siwei defeated Lai Peng Jing and Tan Kian Meng in two straight sets by 21-16, 21-12 to complete a 5-0 drubbing.


In the opening match, Mixed doubles pair of Liao Min Chun and SU Ching Heng defeated Chung Yonny and Tam Chun Yei in two straight sets by 21-14, 21-17 to give Chinese Taipei 1-0 lead.

The World number 1 Tai Tzu Ying defeated Cheung Ngan Yi in three sets by 18-21, 21-19, 21-8 to give Chinese Taipei 2-0 lead.

Men's singles player Chou Tien Chen defeated Na Ka Long Anus in two straight games by 21-15, 21-15 to give Chinese Taipei 3-0 lead.

The women’s doubles pair of NG Wing Yung and Yeung Nga Ting defeated Pai Yu Po and WU Ti Jung by 21-14, 21-11 to reduce the marigin by 1-3.

Tang Chun Man and TSE Ying Suet defeated Chang Ching Hui and Wang Chi-Ling in three sets by 17-21, 21-16, 21-14, but CHINESE TAIPEI won the tie 3-2.

Published 21 May 2019, 00:38 IST
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