Marcus Ellis and Chris Langridge admitted to mixed feelings heading into this week's Italian International in Rome.
England's doubles players were thwarted just short of their their attempts to land yet more success on the international stage at the weekend.
Chris and Gabby Adcock have expressed their delight after winning the MK Sports Personality of the Year award for 2014.
Nathan Robertson has been selected as one of four new additions to the British Olympic Association (BOA) Athletes' Commission following an election.
England's three victorious pairs will attempt to reproduce their searing form at the Welsh International when they cross the channel to compete at the Carlton Irish Open this week.
Surrey Smashers surged to the top of the National Badminton League table after a riveting finale saw the home side beat Loughborough Sport on the final point of the evening in Match Night 3.