26 March 2023

The competitions are still going on, especially in Germany, where the athletes were expected for the YONEX GERMAN OPEN 2023 tournament.


Among the internationals, the French were present and in particular some who are well known to the Orleans Masters, such as the brothers Christo and Toma Junior POPOV, the men's duet Lucas CORVEE/Ronan LABAR and the women's duet Margot LAMBERT/Anne TRAN or the mixed duo .


Concerning their performances :


The POPOV brothers unfortunately did not manage to qualify for the quarters, either in singles or in men's doubles and the same goes for the women's duos LAMBERT/TRAN and men's duos Lucas CORVEE/Ronan LABAR.

The mixed doubles composed of Thom GICQUEL and Delphine DELRUE qualified for the quarter-finals but were unfortunately stopped after 2 sets to 0 (21-16, 21-13) by the Japanese: Natsu Saito and Hiroki Midorikawa.


On the podium of this tournament, we find :


Women's singles : The Japanese world number 1, Akane YAMAGUCHI won against the Korean An Se Young in 2 sets 0 (21-11, 21,14)

Men's singles : Hong Kong's NG Ka Long Angus wins against China's Li Shi Feng in 2 sets 1 (20-22, 21-18, 21-18)

Women's doubles : The Japanese duo BAEK Ha Na and LEE So Hee wins 2 sets 0 (21-19, 21-15)

Men's doubles : CHOI Sol Gyu and KIM Won Ho, the Korean duo and currently N°10 in the world, wins against their compatriot KANG Min Hyuk and SEO Seung Jae in 2 sets 1 (21-19, 18-21, 21-19)

Mixed doubles : The Chinese FENG Yan Zhe and HUANG Dong Ping win against the Korean duo in 2 sets 0 (21-4, 21-15)

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