Rajiv Ouseph was England's first wiinner at the Bitburger Open tonight when he booked his place in the second round of the men's singles.
Chris Adcock and Andrew Ellis gave England their first win at the Yonex French Open in Paris today but by the end of the day three other pairs had joined them in the second round.
England's Chris Coles and Matthew Nottingham are second seeds at the Babolat Kharkov International, which starts on Friday
Denmark have checked Asia's domination at the BWF World Championships in Guangzhou with Christinna Pedersen and Kamilla Rytter Juhl and Carsten Mogensen and Mathias Boe reaching tomorrow's level doubles semi-finals.
Chris Adcock and Andy Ellis did their best to keep the England flag flying at the World Championships but went down in three games against the Chinese ninth seeds as England and Scotland players went out one after another on day three in China.
Chris Adcock and Gabby White are England's only seeded players at the BWF World Championships, starting in Guangzhou on August 5.