Sporting Digest: Badminton

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The Independent Online
YONEX ALL-ENGLAND NATIONAL CHAMPIONSHIPS (Birmingham): Men's singles semi-finals: A Wiranata (Indon) bt H Susanto (Indon) 15-8 15-3; H Arbi (Indon) bt A Kusuma (Indon) 15-5 15-7. Doubles semi-finals: R Mainaky and R Subagya (Indon) bt Cheah Soon Kit and Soo Beng Kiang (Malay) 15-18 15-12 15-8. Women's singles semi-finals: S Susanti (Indon) bt Bang Soo-Hyun (Kor) 11-8 11-9; Ye Zhaoying (Ch) bt C Martin (Den) 11-6 11-8. Doubles semi-finals: Jang Hye-Ock and Shim Eun-Jung (Kor) bt L Olsen and L Stuer-Lauridsen (Den) 15-10 16-18 15-6. Mixed doubles semi-final: C Hunt and G Clark (Eng) bt P-G Jonsson and M Bengtsson (Swe) 4-15 15-10 15-6; N Ponting and J Wright (Eng) bt J Holst-Christensen (Den) and R Tendean (Indon) 15-9 16-17 15-12.