In Yonex Korea Open, five-seeded Badminton players, Choong Tan Fook and Lee Wan Wah was out after the Taiwanese Fang Chieh Min and Lee Sheng Mu defeat them in straight set, 21-14, 22-20, taking just 25 minutes.
Choong/Lee were only ahead of Fang/Lee in the start of the first game. But soon, the Taiwanese found the way to stop Choong/Lee. They continued to prevail throughout the first game.
The second set was tougher. They raced to get points, but the senior players Choong/Lee was lost 20-22.
Semifinal, Saturday (1/17) Fixtures:
Zhou Mi (CHN) vs. Pi Hongyan (FRA)
Tine Rasmussen (DEN) vs. Wang Chen (HKG)
Lee Yong-dae/Jung Jae-sung (KOR) vs. Lars Paaske/Jonas Rasmussen (DEN)
Fang Chieh Min/Lee Sheng Mu (TPE) vs. Mathias Boe/Carsten Mogensen (DEN)
Lee Yong-dae/Lee Hyo-jung (KOR) vs. Johan Wiratama/Chau Hoi Wah (HKG)
Songpol Anukritayawan/Kuchala Worawichitchaikul (THA) vs. V Diju/Jwala Gutta (IND)
Lee Hyo-jung/Lee Kyung-won (KOR) vs. Zhang Jiewen/Yang Wei (CHN)
Gao Ling/Wei Yili (CHN) vs. Cheng Wen-Hsing/Chien Yu-Chin (TPE)
Lee Chong Wei (MAS) vs. Przemyslaw Wacha (POL)
Peter Gade (DEN) vs. Simon Santoso (INA)