Julian Schenk, Germany, (left) started out strong, and did take one game away from Xie Xingfang, China, in one of the long Womens Singles matches of today. Germanys bottom seed, Xu Huaiwen was the only representation of the host country, when the 1/4-finals was played today.
Joachim Persson was the only dane left, and he lost Chen Yu, China – but only after a 3 gamer: 14-21, 21-18, 17-21.
But the big match of today was Petya Nedelcheva, Bulgaria, beating Hwan Hye Houn, Korea, 9-21, 21-16, 21-18. The match took 48 minutes.
Above is Petya Nedelcheva towards the end of the match, where she quickly reminded the linesmen about when a match point is out or in.
Official results from today are available on Tournement Software and some photos by Dille Andersen are available here on TOPBadminton. There is also a lot of images online af the official website, by photographer Holger BrÃ¤utigam.