Thu, 20 Feb 2020

Bangkok [Thailand], Jan 23 (ANI): Japan's Akane Yamaguchi on Thursday progressed to the quarter-finals of the ongoing Thailand Masters 2020.

Yamaguchi defeated Thailand's Phittayaporn Chaiwan 21-19, 21-10.

The first game witnessed a neck-to-neck fight between both the shuttlers, but the Japanese ended up winning.

The next game was an easy one for the world number three.

The 22-year-old will next face Indonesia's Gregoria Mariska Tunjung on January 24.

Earlier, Spanish shuttler Carolina Marin advanced to the quarter-finals of the tournament. She outclassed Thailand's Pornpawee Chochuwong 21-11, 21-9 in the match that lasted 32 minutes. (ANI)

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