Peter Briggs and Harley Towler put in the best performance by the GB badminton squad at the 27th Summer Universiade in Kazan by reaching the men's doubles quarter-finals before falling to Russia's top pair.
Great Britain defeated France to win their 11th place play-off in the badminton team event at the 27th Summer Universiade in Kazan. But the big disappointment was injury to Emma Smethurst, which threatens her participation in the individual event.
The 27th Summer Universiade in Kazan, Russia, gets under way tomorrow and Great Britain face a tough task in the badminton team event.
Marcus Ellis has received a late call-up for the men's doubles at the BWF World Championships in China..
England's challenge at the Li-Ning Singapore Open came to an end today at the quarter-final stage when Rajiv Ouseph bowed out of the men's singles and Chris Adcock and Gabby White fell in the mixed doubles.
Rajiv Ouseph knocked out fourth seed Kenichi Tago in straight games to reach the quarter-finals of the men's singles at the Li-Ning Singapore Open. Chris Adcock and Gabby White are also through to the last eight of the mixed doubles.