LI-NING China Masters 2023

27 November 2023
LI-NING China Masters 2023

From November 21 to 26, the Li-NING China Masters 2023 took place in Shenzhen, China.

Let's take a look back at this super750 tournament, where we meet up with some of the players who have taken part in the Orléans Masters Badminton!

Quarter-finals :

Men’s singles :

Semi-finalist in 2022 and present again this year at the Orléans Masters Badminton by VICTOR, Christo POPOV lost to another player present in Orléans, Japan's Kanta TSUNEYAMA: 21-18/21-19.

Japan's Kodai NARAOKA wins 21-9/21-14 against India's H. S. PRANNOY.

Present in Orléans in 2023, Japan's Kenta NISHIMOTO continued his winning ways by eliminating Zii Jia LEE 21-11/21-12.

At home, China's Jun Peng ZHAO won in 3 sets 18-21/21-17/21-15 against Chun-Yi LIN.

Women’s singles :

Zhi Yi WANG won 21-13/11-21/21-8 against Japan's Nozomi OKUHARA.

A 100% Chinese duel at home, with Yue HAN coming out on top against compatriot Yi Man ZHANG: 21-5/19-21/21-17.

A second duel between compatriots, with Yu Fei CHEN winning 20-22/21-14/5-4 and Bing Jiao HE withdrawing.

Korea's Ga Eun KIM qualifies for the semi-finals with a 21-19/21-10 victory over Thy Linh NGUYEN.

Men’s doubles :

Number 1 seed RANKIREDDY / SHETTY beat CARNANDO / MARTHIN 21-16/21-14, semi-finalists at the last Orléans Masters Badminton presented by VICTOR.

LIU and OU lose to China's HE and REN: 21-15/21-15.

KUSUMAWARDANA and RAMBITAN, present at the Orléans Masters by VICTOR 2023, lost in 2 sets 21-19/21-19 to the Chinese pair CHEN / LIU, victorious in Orléans in 2023.

At home, the Chinese pair LIANG / WANG won 17-21/21-13/21-15 against LEE/WANG.

Women’s doubles :

France's LAMBERT / TRAN, who came to Orléans, were defeated by the Chinese number 1 seeds CHEN / JIA: 21-9/21-17.

Japan's FUKUSHIMA / HIROTA win in 2 sets 24-22/21-13 against the ZHANG/ZHENG pair.

The JEONG / KIM pair won in 3 sets 15-21/21-17/21-17 against the MATSUMOTO / NAGAHARA pair.

On to the semi-finals for the MATSUYAMA / SHIDA pair, who beat the BAEK / LEE pair in 2 sets: 21-16/21-17.

Mixed doubles :

Seeded number 1, the ZHENG HUANG pair won 21-12/21-6 against JIANG and WEI.

The Chinese pair FENG / HUANG won 21-16/22-20 against the pair KIM / JEONG.

The SEO / CHAE duo qualify for the semi-finals following a victory over the CHENG / CHEN duo: 16-21/21-18/21-17.

The TANG / TSE pair secured a place in the semi-finals against PUAVARANUKROH / TAERATTANACHAI in 2 sets: 21-12/21-12.

Semi-finals :

Men’s singles :

Kodai NARAOKA defeats Kanta TSUNEYAMA 21-15/21-19 at the last Orleans Masters by VICTOR.

In the final, he will meet another player coming to Orléans in 2023. Japan's Kenta NISHIMOTO got the better of China's Jun Peng ZHAO (21-17/21-8).

Women’s singles :

2-set victory for China's Yue HAN 21-14/21-18 over her compatriot Zhi Yi WANG.

At home, Yu Fei CHEN qualified for the final at the expense of Ga Eun KIM with a score of 21-16/21-15.

Men’s doubles :

The Indian pair RANKIREDDY / SHETTY, seeded number 1, continued their winning ways with a 21-15/22-20 victory over the Chinese pair HE / REN.

The title-winning CHEN / LIU pair at the Orléans Masters Badminton presented by VICTOR lost 21-17/14-21/21-15 to the Chinese pair LIANG / WANG.

Women’s doubles :

Japan's FUKUSHIMA / HIROTA win 14-21/21-16/21-15 against China's CHEN / JIA.

100% Japanese final in China. The MATSUYAMA / SHIDA pair won their semi-final 21-13/22-20 against the JEONG / KIM pair.

Mixed doubles :

ZHENG and HUANG easily beat FENG and HUANG 21-16/21-13 to reach the finals.

The Korean pair SEO / CHAE in the final! Victory in 2 sets over TANG and TSE: 21-17/21-12.

Finals :

Men’s singles :

Kodai NARAOKA wins the title against Kenta NISHIMOTO at OMB by VICTOR 2023, 21-13/21-13.

Women’s singles :

After winning the first set, Yue HAN gives up at the end of the second. Yu Fei CHEN wins at home (18-21/21-4/Retired).

Men’s doubles :

In a 3-set final, the Chinese pair LIANG / WANG also won on home soil. Victory 21-19/18-21/21-19 over India's RANKIREDDY and SHETTY.

Women’s doubles :

The title went to MATSUYAMA and SHIDA, who won in 2 sets 21-18/21-11 against FAKASHIMA and HIROTA.

Mixed doubles :

A third Chinese title on home soil, the pair ZHENG / HUANG easily beat the Korean pair SEO/ CHAE 21-10/21-11.

We'll be back soon to relive and follow the players who came to the Orleans Masters Badminton by VICTOR during the Syed Modi India International 2023 (super300) in Lucknow, India.

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