Lars Møller, Badminton Danmark
Roaring showdowns from first hour of DANISA DENMARK OPEN 2019 presented by VICTOROctober 10, 2019 10:08
Titan showdowns await from Tuesday morning at this year’s DANISA DENMARK OPEN presented by VICTOR. Get smarter about the program and order of play on the first two days of the great badminton event in Odense right here.
The order of play on the first two days of DANISA DENMARK OPEN 2019 presented by VICTOR is set and, in that connection, we allow ourselves to give a few recommendations of matches you don’t want to miss.
09.00: Mighty mixeddouble from the morning – a 75 % repetition of the 2019 World Championships final
In the first match on Court 1 Tuesday, the spectators have the pleasure of none less than world number one mixeddouble and two times defending world champions, Zheng Siwei/Huang Yaqiong. The Chinese constellation, that also arrives in Odense as the defending champions of DANISA DENMARK OPEN presented by VICTOR, is up against the same male player as in the 2019 World Championships final, Dechapol Puavaranukroh from Thailand. Unlike the WC-final Puavaranukroh is now playing with a new partner, Puttita Supajirakul, who is world ranked 19 in women’s doubles.
About 1-2 PM: World Championships bronze medalist up against Chinese living legend
Not long after lunch it’s time for some grandiose men’s singles when the living legend Lin Dan goes up against the 2019 World Championships stunner, Sai Praneeth B., who in august landed a bronze medal in Basel.
About 6-7 PM: World class men’s singles with Danish return game
Lately, the challenge has been tough for Jan Ø. Jørgensen in his recent matches against world’s number six, Jonathan Christie. In both Japan Open and the World Championships this summer, it was the Indonesian who put and end to the Dane’s further chances. Tuesday evening, it shall be interesting to see if Jørgensen can change the statistics.
About 7-8 PM: Fast-growing Danish men’s doubles constellation meets highly ranked Chinese
Mathias Boe/Mads Conrad-Petersen have had a tremendous spring and summer. Two out of two times the Danes have managed to defeat Chinese Cheng Kai Han/Hao Dong Zhou, who are ranked as world’s number seven. Tuesday night the two constellations go up against each other once more, and it shall be interesting to see if the Danes have fully taken charge of their opponent’s or whether Han/Zhou can turn it around in Odense.
Remember, that the above-mentioned recommendations are just a small selection of the several magnificent matches going on in the first day of DANISA DENMARK OPEN 2019 presented by VICTOR.
About 10.30-11.30 AM: Defending women’s singles champions goes at it
Wednesday forenoon the defending champion in women’s singles, Tai Tzu Ying, enters the court at DANISA DENMARK OPEN 2019 presented by VICTOR. The world number one Taiwanese will play Thai Nitchaon Jindapol, who is world ranked 19.
About 3-4 PM: Strong men’s doubles collide
The recent Chinese Taipei Open winners and world number 10 constellation, Goh V Shem/Tan Wee Kiong, is facing a proper challenge in their very first match. On the other side of the net, the world champions from Indonesia, Mohammad Ahsan/Hendra Setiawan will be standing well equipped for an afternoon roar of grand caliber.
From about 6 PM and forward: Three Danish top singles in a row
Approaching dinner time, a worth seeing streak of Danish singles delights awaits. First up is the World Championships silver medalist Anders Antonsen. The 22-year old Dane will be grappling with former winner of DANISA DENMARK OPEN presented by VICTOR, Kidambi Srikanth.
Subsequently, Viktor Axelsen goes on court and up against Japanese Kenta Nishimoto who is world ranked 14. The Danish men’s singles will for sure be top motivated to give his very best on his home turf in Odense.
When Axelsen leaves the court, it will be taken over by yet another Dane, Mia Blichfeldt who, indeed, will be facing strong resistance in the showdown with sixth seed Thai Ratchanok Intanon
As Tuesday, Wednesday will as well and for sure become a tremendous badminton day and we can barely wait to feel the fantastic vibe in Odense.
We make aware that some of the scheduled matches may be rescheduled as a result of the how things play out at Dutch Open, which is played up to and including Sunday. You can follow the results from Dutch Open right here.