Sporting Digest: Badminton

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GILL CLARK of England, four times the European doubles champion, has suffered a neck injury in a car accident that may keep her out of December's World Grand Prix finals in Kuala Lumpar.

ENGLAND have selected two new caps, Jonathan Quinn, 22, and Neil Cottrill, 23, in an 18-strong squad for the six-match series against China between from 19-26 October.

DUTCH OPEN (Den Bosch) Men's singles, first round: R Magnusson (Swe) bt Y Tsujita (Japan) 15-8 15-10; P Knowles (Eng) bt T Velkov (Bul) 15-7 5-15 15-5; Dong Jiong (Ch) bt C Bruil (Neth) 15-5

18-17; J Steffers (Neth) bt I Pearson (Eng)

15-10 17-14; L Coene (Neth) bt P Vanneste (Bel) 18-13 15-7; P Jantti (Fin) bt S Butler (Eng) 15-4 10-15 15-3; M Lundgaard Hansen (Den) bt B Nuyen (Neth) 15-6 15-4; H Sperre (Nor) bt E van Dalm (Neth) 15-7

15-9; D Budisantoso (Indon) bt H Motoyama (Japan) 15-4 15-4; R Kuijten (Neth) bt K Erichsen (Guat) 15-6 15-8; J Laugesen (Den) bt V Renzelmann (Ger) 15- 11 15-7; T Johansson (Swe) bt H Fuchs (Aut) 15-9 9-15 15-4; J van Dijk (Neth) bt Wu Chibing (Ch) 15-12 15-8; A Imai (Japan) bt R Monteiro (Neth) 15-6 15-6; J van Soerland (Neth) bt G Bruijstens (Neth) 15- 3 15-9; P Andreasson (Swe) bt B Siegemund (Ger) 15-7 15-4. Second round (selected): Magnusson bt P Knowles (Eng) 15-9 18-15; D Hall (Eng) bt Yong Hock Kin (Malay) 15-5 15-1; A Budi Kusuma (Indon bt E Bokhorst (Neth) 15-2 15-4.

Women's singles, first round: S Susanti (Indon) bt K Kanai (Japan) 11-3 11-1; A Crabo (Swe) bt S Louis Lane (Eng) 7-11 11-2 11-7; Shen Liangfeng (Ch) bt S Mellink (Neth) 11-2 10-12 11-4; G Trouerbach (Neth) bt R Olsen (Den) 11-8 10-12 11-4; M Hoogland (Neth) bt Lim Xiao Quing (Swe) 11-1 3-11 12-11; A Gibson (Sco) bt F Smith (Eng) 9-9 ret; Liu Yuhong (Ch) bt Y Hayashi (Japan) 11-9 11-0; H Kirkegaard (Den) bt Cheng Yin Sat (HK) 11-9 11-3; C Bengtsson (Swe) bt M Matsuda (Japan) 11- 4 11-0; Y Santoso (Indon) bt Zhang Ning (Ch) 11-6 11-4; J Muggeridge (Eng) bt H Doessing (Den) 11-7 11-7; C Martin (Den) bt C Glebbeek (Neth) 11-7 11-3; B Beenhakker (Neth) bt T Groves (Eng) 11-6 11-3; C Magnusson (Swe) bt E van Elven (Neth)

11-1 11-1; Z Abdullah (Sing) bt A van der Knaap (Neth) 11-3 11-6; Ye Zhaoying (Ch) bt A Miyamura (Japan) 11-8 11-2. Second round (selected): M Hoogland (Neth) bt A Gibson (Sco) 11-1 11-3; C Martin (Den) bt Muggeridge 11-7 11-1.

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