Sport in Short: Badminton

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JAPAN OPEN (Tokyo): Men's singles, first round: A Wiranata (Indon) bt H Fuchs (Aut) 15-8 18-17; P Knowles (GB) bt A Ishimoto (Japan) 15-2 15-13; M Keck (Ger) bt Yoo Yong Sun (S Kor) 15-8 15-2; A Antropov (Rus) bt Lin Wei Chen (Tai) 15-11 15-4; T Lauridsen (Den) bt R Magnusson (Swe) 15-5 15-12; S Watanabe (Japan) bt P Law (Sing) 15-6 15-3; Liu Jun (Ch) bt S Bitoh (Japan) 15-3 15-6; Park Sung Woo (S Kor) bt Chan Kin Ngai (HK) 15-5 18-15; Zhao Jian Hua (Ch) bt F De La Torre (Mex) 15-2 15-8; H Motoyama (Japan) bt J N Ramnani (Phil) 15-8 15-9; H Arbie (Indon) bt Yong Hock Kin (Malay) 15-17 15-10 15-3; Ahn Jae Chang (S Kor) bt P Andreasson (Swe) 15-13 6-15 18-16; H Susanto (Indon) bt H Furukawa (Japan) 15-6 15-1; Xie Yang Chun (Ch) bt E Lia (Nor) 2-15 15-11 15-12; D Hall (GB) bt N Wijekoon (S Lanka) 15-3 15-2; Ha Tae Kwon (S Kor) bt P Stevenson (Aus) 11-15 17-14 15-10; J Dawson (Can) bt H Etoh (Japan) 15-5 18-17; P-E Hoyer Larsen (Den) bt Y Tsujita (Japan) 15-7 15-3; Wu Wen Kai (Ch) bt A Nielsen (GB) 15-8 15-10; Lee Yong Sun (S Kor) bt Ong Ewe Hock (Malay) 15-6 15-9; J Olsson (Swe) bt K Suzuki (Japan) 15-7 15-9; P Jantti (Fin) bt Dong Jiong (Ch) 15-7 15-2; A Kusuma (Indon) bt H Sperre (Nor) 15-8 7-15 15-4; K Shimogami (Japan) bt K Honda (Japan) 15-4 8-15 15-3; Kim Hak Kyun (S Kor) bt P Esperser (Den) 13-15 15-2 15-7; O Pongratz (Ger) bt Li Nam Cho (N Kor) 15-9 15-4; J Suprianto (Indon) bt E De La Torre (Mex) 15-1 15-1; S Butler (GB) bt Kim Dong Moon (S Kor) 15-1 15-5; S Kookasemkit (Thai) bt F Permadi (Indon) 15-7 15-11; Wan Zheng Wen (Ch) bt Wong Wai Lap (HK) 9-15 15-6 15-8; R Sidek (Malay) bt Lee Mie Chow (Tai) 15-3 15-12; F Machida (Japan) bt B Tqbal (Pak) w/o; Second round: Wiranata bt Knowles 15-2 15-5; Antropov bt Keck 15-11 15-4; Lauridsen bt Watanabe 15-4 15-2; Zhao bt Motoyama 15-4 15-6; Arbie bt Ahn 15-9 15-11; Liu bt Park 15-11 18-17; Susanto bt Xie 15-9 15-2; Hall bt Ha 15-8 15-2; Larsen bt Dawson 15-9 15-2; Wu bt Machida 15-3 15-8; Olsson bt Lee 15-10 15-8; Jantti bt Kusuma 13-15 17-14 15-11; Kim bt Shimogami 15-6 15-5; Suprianto bt Pongratz 15-9 15-1; Butler bt Kookasemkit 15-11 15-18 9-3 (Kookasemkit retired); Rashid Sidek bt Wan 15-10 15-2.

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