Magee’s shock the World as they progress to last 16
22 August 2017
It was a sensational win for Sam and Chloe Magee over in Glasgow at the World Championships today. They have reached the last 16 by beating the number 16 seeds Yuta Watanabe and Arisa Higashino from Japan (World number 22). The final score of the match was 21-13 16-21 21-15.
The Irish pair were trailing 13-7 in the third game and it looked as though their World Championships were all but over. They had a fantastic run of 9 straight points to come back to lead 16-13 and go on to take the match.
They will most likely playing the World Number 3 and Olympic Gold medalists Tontowi Ahmad and Liliyana Natsir of Indonesia tomorrow in their round of 16 match.
For a list of al the Irish results so far click on this link.