BWF World Tour Finals 2021 Results: Astrup/Rasmussen Lose, Marcus/Kevin Fail to Make It to Semifinals
Danish men’s doubles pair, Kim Astrup/Anders Skaarup Rasmussen, lost to Lee Yang/Wang Chi-lin in the second match of Group A BWF World Tour Finals 2021 , Thursday (2/12/2021). They lost 21-13, 21-12 at the Bali International Convention Center Marcus / Kevin have the opportunity to qualify for the semifinals directly if the Danish pair wins the match. This was because the Indian pair, Satwiksairaj Rankireddy/Chirag Shetty, who were against The Minions, decided to withdraw from the tournament due to Shetty’s injury.
In the first gym, Lee/Wang was able to appear more aggressive by continuing to turn off the game developed by Astrup/Rasmussen. The Taiwanese pair were able to show their dominance to win the first game.
Astrup/Rasmussen also appear too depressed and find it difficult to develop their game. As a result, Lee/Wang were able to excel in the first game interval with a score of 11-7 after being able to show their dominance.
After the interval, the gold medalist of the Tokyo 2020 Olympics was again able to show his best abilities. Lee/Wang was able to win easily in the first half with a score of 21-13.
In the second game, Astrup/Rasmussen tried to get up to ensure victory. However, Lee/Wang were able to maintain their dominance despite having to endure a series of long rallies.
But with patience, Lee/Wang was able to continue to make it difficult for the Danish pair to be able to penetrate their defense. Lee/Wang also won again in the second game with a score of 11-5.
After the interval, the Taiwanese couple became increasingly unstoppable. As a result, they also managed to extend their hopes of qualifying for the semifinals after winning 21-12.