Marcus Ellis and Lauren Smith fell to fourth seeds Feng Yan Zhe and Huang Dong Ping within the final 16 of the YONEX SUNRISE India Open.
The pair had been the ultimate English opponents left standing in New Delhi, however in the end got here up brief in opposition to the formidable Chinese language duo.
Ellis and Smith fought their well beyond Thailand’s Ruttanapak Oupthong and Jhenicha Sudjaipraparat 21-19 21-18 to ebook a spot within the final 16 however had been unable to go any additional after shedding 21-15 21-3 to Feng and Huang.
Ellis and Smith led 10-9 within the first recreation earlier than Feng and Huang established a wholesome result in clinch the sport, earlier than closing out victory within the second.
Elsewhere, Ben Lane and Sean Vendy exited the lads’s doubles on the spherical of 32 stage after a 21-11 21-16 loss to Lu Ching Yao and Yang Po Han.
The Chinese language Taipei pair powered by the primary recreation due to eight consecutive factors however confronted a fierce comeback from Lane and Vendy within the second, because the English duo fought again from 15-8 down to steer 16-15.
However the pair had been unable to carry onto their lead and in the end fell 21-16 within the second recreation.