Chen Long crashes out
China's Olympic champion Chen Long was dumped out of the All-England Open on Thursday, losing to Thailand's world No. 12 Tanongsak Saensomboonsuk 21-16, 21-19 in the second round.
Olympic women's singles champion Carolina Marin was within two points of defeat at 17-19 in the second game against China's He Bingjiao, before fighting back to win 15-21, 21-19, 21-10.
Top seed Tai Tzu-ying of Taiwan saved three game-points in a 27-25, 21-11 win over Minatsu Mitani of Japan. - AFP