Marín found the key from 10-13, when a streak of eight points gave him an advantage that would be definitive to access the quarterfinals
Her opponent in the quarterfinals will be the player Chen Yu Fei, third seed.
Carolina Marín accessed the quarter finals of the Masters of badminton of Kumamoto (Japan) with certain difficulties, after losing the first game before beating the Japanese Aya Ohori, sixteenth in the world rankings, by 15-21, 21-15 and 21-15. The Spaniard, fifth in the ranking, needed to spend an hour and 19 minutes on the court to defeat her rival, who had beaten her in her last match, last month in the quarterfinals of the French Open.
The second set, key
From 6-6 in the first half, Of course imposed his game without Marin could face her superiority, but the tenacity of the European champion allowed her to start the second set on a better footing. She went from 2-2 to 6-2 and she managed that small advantage until 18-15, when she leveled the match with three points in a row. In fact, Marín lost the first leg due to an unexpected event on the eve of 15-21.
A result that forced him to use resources in the second to reach the third alive. The margins were minimal in the third game, with both rivals outstanding in defense and irregular success in attack.
Marin He found the key from 10-13, when a streak of eight points gave him an advantage that would be definitive.
Towards the quarterfinals
Her rival in the quarterfinals will be the player Chen Yu Feithird seed.