4 September, 2023
Greg and Jenny Mairs fly the flag on the VICTOR China Open this week, with the combined doubles duo the one English shuttlers in motion in Changzhou.
One of many greatest and most prestigious occasions on the BWF Tour, the Tremendous 1000 occasion is again for the primary time since 2019 – following three years of covid-related cancellations.
This would be the first time that the pairing have contested the occasion and initially they have been not sure in the event that they have been going to have the ability to play.
The pair travelled out to China as first reserves for the combined doubles match, however at the moment are in the principle draw following the withdrawal of Danish duo Mathias Thyrri and Amalie Magelund.
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They are going to be hoping to construct on their BWF World Championships marketing campaign, the place they reached the second spherical earlier than a 21-12 21-13 loss to Feng Yanzhe and Huang Dongping.
However they haven’t been handed a simple opening spherical draw, within the type of Thailand’s Dechapol Puavaranukroh and Sapsiree Taerattanachai.
The fourth seeds have been Malaysia Masters champions early within the season and have been additionally runners-up on the Thailand Open and Japan Open, earlier than falling within the final eight of the World Championships.
This would be the first assembly between the 2, happening on Tuesday.