Hong Kong – Indonesian flagship male bachelor Marcus Fernaldi Gideon / Kevin Sanjaya Sukamuljo entered the quarter finals of the 2018 Hong Kong Open. This step was approved by Marcus / Kevin to overthrow the Danish couple Mathias Boe / Carsten Mogensen in the second round match on Thursday (September 13th).
Marcus / Kevin & # 39; s victory in the game took 1 hour and 5 minutes. In the first game, Marcus / Kevin had to beat the "usual" 16-21.
But the first seeded couple rose in the second game after finding the best game. Despite the wild resistance, Marcus / Kevin closed the second game in a narrow victory 21-19. Victory forced a game to be played.
At a good pace, Marcus / Kevin managed to keep up. On the contrary, Mathias / Mogensen has difficulty in developing the game. The points obtained by Marcus / Kevin with fast horizontal balls are several times higher.
In a decisive game, Marcus / Kevin did not have any trouble fighting 21-9.
In the next quarter finals, Marcus / Kevin will face the winner of Kim Gi Jung / Lee Yong Dae.
The success of Marcus / Kevin was also followed by his veteran Muhammad Ahsan / Hendra Setiawan. After defeating the Malaysian pair Goh V Shem / Tan Wee Kiong, they reached the quarterfinals.
Ahsan / Hendra won the match 21-16, 12-21, 21-12 in three games. In the quarterfinals, on Friday, September 11th, they will meet sixth seeded Danish Kim Astrup Anders Skaarup Rasmussen.
There are, however, three Indonesian men who qualify for the quarter-finals. Besides Marcus / Kevin and Ahsan / Hendra, there are also Fajar Alfian / Muhamad Rian Ardianto.
Source: Tournament Software