*UPDATED* Magee’s Open World Championship Campaign With A Win
21 August 2017
Scott Evans featured later in the today as he came up against the World number 4 Shi Yuqi of China. He put in a fantastic performace to really test Yuqi. He lost out in the end 23-21 22-20. In the men’s doubles Joshua and Sam Magee came up against the French pair of Kersuady and Maio of France. The Irish pair took the first game 21-19 but the French fought back and took both the second and third games to come out on top.
Sam and Chloe Magee have made it to the last 32 of the BWF World Championships after a great win over Yan Tuck Chan & Yuko Kawasaki of the USA 21-6 21-11. Sam and Chloe will play in their round of 32 match tomorrow. They will be up against the pair of Watanabe/Higashino of Japan and World number 22.
The matches still to come today include:
Scott Evans v Shi Yuqi (World number 4 fro China)
Sand & Joshua Magee v Bastian Kersaudy and Julien Maio (France)
For a full list of the Irish matches click on this link.