General

Team Europe clawed back
Date: 3/22/2013 9:27 AM

Team Europe clawed back to beat Vietnam 3-1 at the Axiata Cup today after Scott Evans’ 17-21, 21-12, 19-21 defeat to Nguyen Hoang Nam in the opening men’s single match. Former world champion Nathan Robertson and partner Jenny Wallwork (England) proved their strengths by beating Duong Bao Duc/Thai Thi Hing Can 21-12, 26-24.

Then Spanish super talent Carolina Marin won her women's singles in a comfortable way against Vu Thi Trang 21-17, 21-15. It was Vladimir Ivanov's and Ivan Sozonov's (Russia) job to seal the deciding third point for Europe with a straight 21-14, 21-19 win over Duong Bao Duc/Ngyuen Hoang Nam.

Team Europe will face Asian All-Stars tomorrow at 10.00 CET.

You can watch the whole match via live streaming on YouTube here.


RESULTS:

Malaysia - Thailand 2-2
Indonesia bt Singapore 4-0
All-Star Asia bt Philippines 4-0
Team Europe bt Vietnam 3-1

PLAYING TODAY (SATURDAY – 23/03/2013)

Indonesia vs Malaysia
Philippines vs Vietnam                              
All-Star Asia vs Team Europe
Singapore vs Thailand                                                              
 

ABOUT AXIATA

Axiata is one of the largest Asian telecommunication companies, focused on high growth low penetration emerging markets. Axiata has controlling interests in mobile operators in Malaysia, Indonesia, Sri Lanka, Bangladesh and Cambodia with significant strategic stakes in India and Singapore. India and Indonesia are amongst the fastest growing markets in the world. In addition, the Malaysian-grown holding company has stakes in non-mobile telecommunication operations in Thailand.

©badmintoneurope.com. All rights reserved.

Related news
02/09/2014
Dare to Dream – Carolina Marin World Beater
15 years is a lifetime in spor...

02/09/2014
Badminton Europe smash 50.000 mark
The official Badminton Europe ...

02/09/2014
Peter Gade yet to see new stars emerging
Former Denmark great Peter Gad...

31/08/2014
A fairy tale written by Carolina Marin
Badminton history was written ...

30/08/2014
Carolina's golden opportunity
Europe's interest in Sunday's ...

29/08/2014
Badminton Europe invited for reception
There was a great crowd at tod...

More news