Chris Adcock and Gabby White knocked out reigning European champions Robert Mateusiak and Nadiezda Zieba in the mixed doubles first round at the Li-Ning Singapore Open today. Chris Langridge and Heather Olver were equally impressive in knocking out No.8 seeds Markis Kido and Pia Zebadiah Bernadeth.
The Li-Ning Singapore Open Superseries event got under way in Singapore City today but Andrew Ellis and Lauren Smith missed out on a place in the main draw of the mixed doubles.
BADMINTON England send their congratulations to former international Derek Talbot on being appointed an MBE in the Birthday Honours.
England's players are in Singapore City this week for the third and final leg of their latest Asian tour with Chris Adcock and Andrew Ellis looking to build on their quarter-final performance in Indonesia. Gabby White and Lauren Smith (pictured) face an action replay against Japan's Yuriko Miki and Koharu Yonemoto.
Chris Adcock and Andrew Ellis saw their men's doubles challenge at the Djarum Indonesia Open come to an end in Jakarta today.
Chris Adcock and Andrew Elllis are through to the men's doubles quarter-finals in Indonesia after their Chinese opponents were forced to retire. But hopes of an all-England quarter-final were dashed when Chris Langridge and Peter Mills fell to the top Russian pair for the second time in a week. Adcock just missed out on a place in the last eight...