The Minions Kick South Korean Duo Out of Indonesia Open
jpnn.com, BALI - Indonesian badminton pair Kevin Sanjaya Sukamuljo and Marcus Fernaldi Gideon, a.k.a. The Minions, beat the representatives of South Korea, Choi SolGyu and Kim WonHo in the top 16 of the 2021 Indonesia Open.
Competing at the Bali International Convention Center, Thursday (25/11), The Minions won through a rubber game with a score of 12-21, 21-19, and 21-18 within 1 hour.
Both pairs were already involved in a tight game at the beginning of the first game. The Minions had a 5-3 lead, but the South Korean duo managed to catch up until the score was as strong as 8-8.
Choi and Kim finally closed the first interval with an 11-9 advantage.
After the interval, The Minions, who are the first seeds at the 2021 Indonesia Open, often made their own mistakes.
Choi and Kim used this to keep away until 18-10. The Minions who were far behind only had time to add two points to 12-18.
The South Korean duo were able to win the first game with a 21-12 victory.
Entering the second game, The Minions appeared more attacking. The 2018 Asian Games gold medalists immediately took a 3-0 lead.
Indonesian badminton pair Kevin Sanjaya Sukamuljo and Marcus Fernaldi Gideon, a.k.a. The Minions, beat the representatives of South Korea.
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