Hoki/Kobayashi failed in the quarter-finals of the 2023 Canada Open

Badminton News: A surprise occurred after top seeds Japanese former world champions Takuro Hoki/Yugo Kobayashi were eliminated in the quarter-finals of the Canada Open World Tour Super 500 tournament.

Hoki/Kobayashi failed to beat his Japanese national team compatriots, Akira Koga/Taichi Saito in two fairly close straight matches with a score of 22-20 and 21-18, in a match that ended held at the Markin MacPhail Center in Calgary. Canada Saturday (8/7) morning WIB.

Seventh seeds Akira Koga / Taichi Saito will try to clinch a place in the final round of the 2023 Canada Open against the representatives of Denmark, Rasmus Kjaer / Frederik Sogaard who managed to dispose of the representatives of Taiwan, Chiu Hsiang Chieh / Yang Ming Tse quite easily 21-14 and 21-10.

Another top four ticket to the 2023 Canada Open was won by the third seed who is also the European champion from Denmark, Kim Astrup/Anders Skaarup Rasmussen, who successfully defeated the representative from Japan , Keiichiro Matsui/Yoshinori Takeuchi in two fairly easy sequels. matches with a score of 21-13 and 21-10.

On the other hand, the second seed from Indonesia, the pair Mohammad Ahsan / Hendra Setiawan, had to admit the superiority of their main rivals also gold medalists at the Tokyo 2020 Olympic Games from Taiwan, Lee Yang / Wang Chi Lin in two. fairly easy straight games with a score of 17-21 and 13-21.

Next, Lee/Wang and Astrup/Rasmussen will face each other in the semifinals of the 2023 Canada Open on Sunday (9/7) morning WIB.

Article label: Takuro Hoki, Yugo Kobayashi, Canadian Open 2023

Hector Montgomery

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