Surprise, usual semifinalists at year-end All Japan

All Japan Championships 2020

【The Quarter Finals】~completed on 25 Dec

<Men’s Singles>

Kento MOMOTA (Nat’l A)<13-21,21-10,21-9>Hashiru SHIMONO (Nat’l B)

Kento lost an opening game but won the match against Hashiru

Yushi TANAKA (Nat’l B)<21-10,21-17>Hikaru MINEGISHI (University)

③ Kenta NISHIMOTO (Nat’l A)<21-12,16-21,16-21>Minoru KOGA (Nat’l B)

Minoru KOGA defeated Nat’l A, Kenta NISHIMOTO

Kanta TSUNEYAMA (Nat’l A)<21-15,21-8>Yusuke ONODERA (Corporate)

 

<Women’s Singles>

Akane YAMAGUCHI (Nat’l A)<21-10,21-12>Hirari MIZUI (Nat’l B)

② Asuka TAKAHASHI (Nat’l B)<21-18,19-21,19-21>Natsumi SHIMODA (Corporate)

Sayaka SATO (Corporate)<21-14,16-21,21-18>Saena KAWAKAMI (Corporate)

Veteran Sayaka still made the semifinal

Nozomi OKUHARA (Nat’l A)<21-10,21-9>Shiori SAITO (Corporate)

 

<Men’s Doubles>

H.ENDO / Y.WATANABE (Nat’l A)<21-11,21-11>Y.TAKEUCHI / K.MATSUI (Corporate)

T.SAITO / A.KOGA (Nat’l A)<22-20,21-18>H.OKAMURA / M.ONODERA (Nat’l B)

T.HOKI / Y.KOBAYASHI (Nat’l A)<21-15,21-19>T.INOUE / K.MITSUHASHI (Corporate)

Takuto and Kenya were stopped by Nat’l A in yellow, Yugo and Takuro

K.SONODA / T.KAMURA (Nat’l A)<21-10,21-12>Y.KANEKO / T.KAWAMOTO (Corporate)

 

<Women’s Doubles>

W.NAGAHARA / M.MATSUMOTO (Nat’l A)<21-15,21-12>K.YONAO / N.SONE (Corporate)

② C.SHIDA / N.MATSUYAMA (Nat’l A)<21-17,19-21,21-23>A.SAKURAMOTO / Y.TAKAHATA (Nat’l B)

Yukiko and Ayako won the match they can not afford to lose for the future

③ C.HOSHI / A.MATSUDA (Nat’l B)<21-17,20-22,22-24> K.YONEMOTO / S.TANAKA (Corporate)

Y.FUKUSHIMA / S.HIROTA (Nat’l A)<19-21,21-19,21-16>K.NAKANISHI / R.IWANAGA (Corporate)

 

<Mixed Doubles>

Y.WATANABE / A.HIGASHINO (Nat’l A)<21-8,21-6>K.MITSUHASHI / A.MATSUDA (Corporate)

K.YAMASHITA / N.SHINOYA (Nat’l B)<21-15,14-21,21-17>T.HOKI / N.MATSUYAMA (Corporate)

As a mixed pair, Kyohei and Naru proved they are better than two Nat’l A players. However…

③ T.URAI / R.MIYAURA (Nat’l B)<18-21,19-21>Y.KANEKO / M.MATSUTOMO (Corporate)

Y.NISHIKAWA / S.OZAKI (Nat’l B)<21-12,21-13> K.GONDO / M.KATO (Corporate/NPO)

------------------------------------

【The Semi Finals】~scheduled on 26 Dec

<Men’s Singles>

Kento MOMOTA (Nat’l A) vs. Yushi TANAKA (Nat’l B)

Kanta TSUNEYAMA (Nat’l A) vs. Minoru KOGA (Nat’l B)

<Women’s Singles>

Akane YAMAGUCHI (Nat’l A) vs. Natsumi SHIMODA (Corporate)

Nozomi OKUHARA (Nat’l A) vs. Sayaka SATO (Corporate)

<Men’s Doubles>

H.ENDO / Y.WATANABE (Nat’l A) vs. T.SAITO / A.KOGA (Nat’l A)

K.SONODA / T.KAMURA (Nat’l A) vs. T.HOKI / Y.KOBAYASHI (Nat’l A)

<Women’s Doubles>

W.NAGAHARA / M.MATSUMOTO (Nat’l A) vs. A.SAKURAMOTO / Y.TAKAHATA (Nat’l B)

Y.FUKUSHIMA / S.HIROTA (Nat’l A) vs. K.YONEMOTO / S.TANAKA (Corporate)

<Mixed Doubles>

Y.WATANABE / A.HIGASHINO (Nat’l A) vs. K.YAMASHITA / N.SHINOYA (Nat’l B)

Y.NISHIKAWA / S.OZAKI (Nat’l B) vs. Y.KANEKO / M.MATSUTOMO (Corporate)

No comments yet... Be the first to leave a reply!

Leave a Reply

Fill in your details below or click an icon to log in:

WordPress.com Logo

You are commenting using your WordPress.com account. Log Out /  Change )

Google photo

You are commenting using your Google account. Log Out /  Change )

Twitter picture

You are commenting using your Twitter account. Log Out /  Change )

Facebook photo

You are commenting using your Facebook account. Log Out /  Change )

Connecting to %s

<span>%d</span> bloggers like this: