Chico Aura Dwi Wardoyo will start the Round of 16 match on Wednesday (7/13), which will take place at the Singapore Indoor Stadium. He replaced Viktor Axelsen, who decided not to participate in the BWF Super 500 tournament.
Axelsen wantsrecovery after the match at the Thailand Open last May, he never stopped competing and for three consecutive times he played until the final round and became the champion.
Meanwhile, Chico is a men’s singles player who has started to regain his confidence after winning the Malaysian Masters last weekend. Of course, this event is an opportunity to reiterate previous achievements.
Moreover, on paper, Chico and his adversary, Brian Yang are not far from the classification. Chico is ranked 34th in the world, while Brian is ranked 31st in the world. The two have never met in an international tournament, so the odds of winning are still open.
so smooth, Chico Aura Dwi Wardoyo chance to meet Zhao Jun Peng from China. But with a note, Zhao also passed smoothly in the second round and won the match against Khosit Phetpradab in the first round.
Zhao himself is the 26th ranked badminton player in the world who managed to get rid of Jonatan Christie in the first and second rounds of the Indonesia Masters and Indonesia Open in June 2022.
If Chico’s pace continues smoothly, the chance to meet compatriot Jonathan Christie could present itself in the semi-finals. Again, this condition will exist if both have beaten badminton players in the previous round. Because both are top notch.
Apart from Chico and Jonatan, Indonesia has also fielded other representatives, Anthony Sinisuka Ginting and Tommy Sugiarto. The two are down and also have a chance to meet in the last four.
Ginting, who is part of the fourth seed, will start the match against Taiwan’s Wang Tzu Wei first in the first round. Meanwhile, Tommy will face the winner of the qualifying round. Of the four representatives from Indonesia, all will start the fight tomorrow.
In Singapore Open, The Indonesian men’s singles was last won in 2016 by Sony Dwi Kuncoro. He sealed the title by defeating South Korean player Son Wan-ho 21-16, 13-21, 21-14. The Singapore Open had been canceled for the past two editions, before finally being rescheduled this year.
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