16 August, 2023
David Ng and James Track led English hopes in Lithuania, as they reached the quarter-finals of the 2023 European U17 Championships.
The pair downed fourth seeds Marek Cepela and Adam Srnec 21-18 18-21 21-11 within the spherical of 64 earlier than beating Swiss duo Arnaud Boschung and Noel Tappeiner 21-17 21-14.
Ng and Track then despatched Serhii Marushchak and Danil Siedov 21-11 19-21 21-16 earlier than finally falling to France’s Ewan Goulin and Swann Hardi 21-4 21-15.
The opposite males’s doubles duo Edward Davey and Sonish Hathi fell within the spherical of 16, dropping narrowly to Timeo Lacour and Arsene Serre 22-20 22-20.
The pair had powered their approach by way of their opening two matches, beating Erik Hajdu and Andrej Macek 21-5 21-13 and Thomas Mabbe and Roel Pipeleers 21-13 21-18 earlier than defeat to the eventual winners.
Ng additionally loved a powerful run within the singles, reaching the final 16 earlier than falling to Portuguese high seed Tiago Berenguer 21-17 21-10 whereas Track was narrowly edged out by sixth seed Nathan Nguyen 21-15 21-19 within the spherical of 64.
🎉 Sending our greatest needs to the 🏴 Beneath-17s as they tackle the person occasions on the European Championships in Lithuania! 🇱🇹
— Badminton England (@BadmintonEnglnd) August 8, 2023
Within the ladies’s singles, Sia Pandit fought her method to the final 16 earlier than dropping 21-9 21-11 to fifth seed Siofra Flynn.
Pandit placed on a powerful exhibiting to succeed in that stage, beating Vilma Aasheim Engen 21-15 21-12 and getting previous Jore Kavaliauskaite 21-15 21-14 earlier than battling previous twelfth seed Iona Muir 21-14 14-21 21-19.
The opposite consequence within the ladies’s singles noticed Prarthana Reddy narrowly lose 21-19 21-13 to Wales’ Ishasriya Mekala within the spherical of 128.
Pandit reached the spherical of 32 of the ladies’s doubles alongside Lucy Dodd, with the pair beating Angela Jimenez and Rocio Martin 23-21 21-14 earlier than dropping 21-15 21-18 to Danish duo Caroline Mouritsen and Nicoline Tang.
Fourth seeds Lucy Brierley and Sofie Chong additionally exited within the spherical of 32 as they misplaced to Slovenian pairing Tinkara Alic and Tija Horvat 10-21 21-17 23-21.
Brierley was additionally in combined doubles motion alongside Edward Davey, with the pair falling to sixth seeds Mehmet Can Toremis and Aysu Arslan 21-11 21-16 after successful their opening two matches.
The pair beat Yigitcan Erol and Zeynep Berre Ocakoglu 21-12 21-12 within the spherical of 128, adopted by victory over Alon Shlezinger and Aviv Schneidman 21-9 21-9 earlier than falling to defeat to the seeded duo.
Daniel Kemp and Lucy Dodd misplaced to Moldova’s Nicolae Enachi and Paola Ginga 21-18 21-16 in different combined doubles motion.
The workforce had been competing with particular due to Yonex, the official clothes provider of the England Nationwide Workforce.