World No. 1 Shin Yubin-Jeon Hee advance to quarterfinals with win over Chinese Taipei
Shin Yoo-bin (Korean Air) and Jeon Jeon-hee (Mirae Asset Management) have secured a bronze medal.
The Korean duo of Shin Yoo-bin and Jeon Jeon-hee defeated Chinese Taipei’s Chen Tzu-yu and Huang Yi-hua 3-1 (9-11 11-6 11-6
11-4) in the women’s doubles quarterfinals at the Hangzhou 2022 Asian Games on Tuesday at the Gungshu Canal Sports Park Gymnasium in Hangzhou, China.
There will be no bronze medal match at the Games. The semifinalists Shin Yubin-Jeon Hee secured at least a bronze medal.
The world No. 1 pair started the match against the 21st-ranked Chen Tsui and Huang Yihua by dropping the first game. They
played a seesaw game and lost back-to-back points at 9-9.
The beginning of the second game was fierce. They failed to capitalize on their chances and committed unforced errors. However,
the team of Shin Yubin and Jeon Jeon-hee showed their focus and swept the next seven points from 4-6 down to take an 11-point lead.
After being down 1-4 in game three, they turned things around midway through. This time, they broke their opponents with
consecutive points to take the second game.
With the momentum in their favor, the pair of Shin Yubin and Jeon Jeon-hee took the first four games to secure an early victory.
Earlier in the day in the women’s singles event, Shin defeated Chen Tzu-yu 4-1 (6-11 11-9 11-7 11-7 11-3) to reach the
quarterfinals and secure the bronze medal.
With the women’s doubles also heading to the quarterfinals, Shin has now booked two medals on the day.
Playing in her first Asian Games, Shin won two bronze medals in the mixed doubles and men’s and women’s team events. 19가이드03