Momota To Face Son Wan Ho in Semifinals

World champion Kento Momota (Japan) will take on Son Wan Ho of Korea in the Men’s Singles semifinals of the HSBC BWF World Tour Finals 2018.

The semifinal draw was conducted this evening after the completion of the group stage. The winners of both groups were separated and their semifinal opponents – those second-placed in the respective groups – were picked by draw of lots.

Here are the semifinal matchups:

Men’s Singles

Shi Yuqi (China) vs. Sameer Verma (India)

Kento Momota (Japan) vs. Son Wan Ho (Korea)


Women’s Singles

Pusarla V Sindhu (India) vs. Ratchanok Intanon (Thailand)

Nozomi Okuhara (Japan) vs. Akane Yamaguchi (Japan)


Men’s Doubles

Li Junhui/Liu Yuchen (China) vs. Chen Hung Ling/Wang Chi-Lin (Chinese Taipei)

Hiroyuki Endo/Yuta Watanabe (Japan) vs. Kim Astrup/Anders Skaarup Rasmussen (Denmark)


Women’s Doubles

Misaki Matsutomo/Ayaka Takahashi (Japan) vs. Du Yue/Li Yinhui (China)

Mayu Matsumoto/Wakana Nagahara (Japan) vs. Lee So Hee/Shin Seung Chan (Korea)


Mixed Doubles

Zheng Siwei/Huang Yaqiong (China) vs. Dechapol Puavaranukroh/Sapsiree Taerattanachai (Thailand)

Wang Yilyu/Huang Dongping (China) vs. Yuta Watanabe/Arisa Higashino (Japan)

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