Surprising Results in CIPUTRA HANOI - YONEX SUNRISE Vietnam International Challenge 2024 Semifinals


Sun Mar 17 2024

Vietnam International Challenge 2024
thrilling matchups
exciting showdowns

Today, on March 16, the CIPUTRA HANOI - YONEX SUNRISE Vietnam International Challenge 2024 entered its final day of matches, featuring the exciting semifinals in the men's singles, women's singles, men's doubles, women's doubles, and mixed doubles categories. Let's delve into the highlights and upsets from the thrilling matchups.

In the women's singles category, South Korean players dominated the semifinals with three representatives advancing. Top seed Sim Yu Jin displayed her superiority by easily defeating compatriot Kim Joo Eun with a score of 2-0 (21-8, 21-9). Meanwhile, Akari Kurihara fell to Kim Gara Ram after a tough battle, losing 17-21, 9-21 due to physical disadvantages.

Notable surprises unfolded in the women's doubles as the number one seed pair Lee Yu Lim and Shin Seung Chan suffered a defeat against the Thai duo Laksika Kanhala - Phataimas Muenwong. The finals will witness a thrilling faceoff between the Thai pair and the Japanese duo Kokona Ishikawa - Mio Konegawa.

The men's doubles final will feature a showdown between the Chinese Taipei pair Chiu Hsiang Chieh - LIU Kuang Heng and Chiang Chien-Wei vs. WU Hsuan-Yi. Seed four in the mixed doubles, Pakkapon Teeraratsakul and Phataimas Muenwong, are set to clash with Indonesian players Amri Syahnawi - Indah Cahya Sari Jamil in a competitive match.

After a series of unexpected outcomes, the men's singles event will conclude with an intriguing matchup between unseeded players Huang Ping-Hsien and Cho Geonyeop, adding an element of unpredictability to the competition.