Viktor Axelsen to quarter finals in Li Ning Singapore Open 2011

Written by | 16 June 2011


The 17-year old Viktor Axelsen from Denmark, is through to the quarterfinals of the Singapore Open SuperSeries Championships, by beating Wong Choong Hann 25-23, 21-19 and then beating World #9 Bao Chun Lai in two straight sets, 23-21, 23-15.

In the quarter finals, he will face either Zhengming Wang from China or, #1 seed amd world ranking #3 Taufik Hidayat from Indonesia.

Other than Viktor Axelsen, the only other MS player ready for QF is Pengyu Du, China. Later Today, following matches are being played later today, in MS:

Taufik Hidayat [INA] (seed 1) vs Zhengming Wang [CHN]Sung Hwan Park [KOR] (seed 8) vs Chen Jin [CHN]Rajiv Ouseph [ENG} vs Peter Gade [DEN] (seed 4)Jan O Jorgensen [DEN] vs Lin Dan [CHN] (seed 2)Chen Long [CHN] (seed 3) vs Lee Hyun Il [KOR]

Sho Sasaki [JPN] vs Simon Santoso [INA]