Sporting Digest: Badminton

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YONEX ALL-ENGLAND CHAMPIONSHIPS Men's singles, first round (Selected results): S Butler (Eng) bt K Miya (Japan) 15-7 15-6; T Stuer- Lauridsen (Den) bt A Bush (Eng) 15-5 15-3; L Jun (Ch) bt P Smith (Eng) 15-3 15-10; P Sung-Woo (S Kor) bt K Wai Kok (Eng) 15-7 15-0; P Jantti (Fin) bt N Panesar (Eng) 15-7 15-2; P Knowles (Eng) bt R Magnusson (Swe) 15-10 15-6; A Nielsen (Eng) bt P Espersen (Den) 18-17 5-15 15-10; A B Kusuma (Indon) bt P Bush (Eng) 15-6 15-3. Second round: J Suprianto (Indon) bt Butler 15-6 15-1; Kim Hak- Kyun (Kor) bt Knowles 14-17 15-0 15-10; Foo Kok Keong (Malay) bt Nielsen 15-10 6-15 15-9.

Women's singles, first round: F Smith (Eng) bt C Jefferson (NZ) 11-2 8-11 11-3; M Mork (Den) bt A Gibson (Sco) 12-9 11-3; Z Abdullah (Sing) bt S Louis-Lane (Eng) 11-6 12-9; S Jaroensiri (Thai) bt A Humby (Eng) 11-6 11-3; Y Yan (Ch) bt T Groves (Eng) 11-0 11-8; M Timur (Indon) bt S Hore (Eng) 12-11 11-3; T Dineen (Eng) bt M Pawangadkar (Ind) 11-5 11-8; C Eun-hwa (Kor) bt J Mann (Eng) 11-9

11-3; L Yuhong (Ch) bt J Muggeridge (Eng) 11-4 11- 1. Second round: L Heung-Soon (Kor) bt N Jordan (Eng) 11-5 11-3.

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