World Badminton Championships

In Anaheim, Calif.

Singles

Men

First Round

Dan Lin (1), China, def. Kennevic Asuncion, Philippines, 15-1, 15-3.

Shoji Sato, Japan, def. Rasmus Wengberg, Sweden, 15-17, 15-7, 15-3.

Hyun Ii Lee (13), South South Korea, def. Ville Lang, Finland, 15-2, 15-11.

Peter Gade (3), Denmark, def. Tien Minh Nguyen, Vietnam, 15-4, 15-6.

Hong Chen (7), China, def. Poompat Sapkulchananart, Thailand, 15-9, 14-17, 15-12.

Wei Ng (9), Hong Kong, def. Andrew Dabeka, Canada, 15-9, 15-7.

Bjoern Joppien (16), Germany, def. Juergen Koch, Austria, 15-5, 15-9.

Chong Wei Lee (5), Malaysia, def. Martyn Lewis, Wales, 15-1, 15-4.

Choong Hann Wong (10), Malaysia, def. Sheng-Shiun Liao, Taiwan, 15-4, 15-0.

Boonsak Ponsana (11), Thailand, def. Hugi Heimersson, Sweden, 15-2, 15-4.

Aamir Ghaffar, England, def. Seung Mo Shon, South Korea, 15-1, 15-7.

Kenneth Jonassen (2), Denmark, def. Yen Hui Kendrick Lee, Singapore, 15-2, 15-2.

Women

First Round

Ning Zhang (1), China, def. Chia-Hsin Huang, Taiwan, 11-6, 11-2.

Pui Yin Yip, Hong Kong, def. Kanako Yonekura (11), Japan, 8-11, 13-12, 11-9.

Jie Yao (5), Netherlands, def. Charmaine Reid, Canada, 11-1, 11-6.

Kaori Mori (12), Japan, def. Kati Tolmoff, Estonia, 11-2, 11-3.

Hongyan Pi (3), France, def. Elena Nozdran, Ukraine, 11-6, 11-0.

Li Li (16), Singapore, def. Sutheaswari Mudukasan, Malaysia, 11-6, 11-3.

Huaiwen Xu (6), Germany, def. Nathalie Descamps, Belgium, 11-2, 11-4.

Shao-Chieh Cheng, Taiwan, def. Mew Choo Wong, Malaysia, 7-11, 13-12, 11-3.

Juliane Schenk, Germany, def. Shannon Pohl, U.S.A., 11-2, 11-0.

Eriko Hirose (9), Japan, def. Agnese Allegrini, Italy, 11-4, 11-3.

Rebecca Bellingham, New Zealand, def. Aparna Popat, India, 9-11, 11-8, 11-9.

Tracey Hallam (7), England, def. Anna Rice, Canada, 13-10, 11-3.

Mia Audina Tjiptawan (13), Netherlands, def. Maja Kersnik, Slovenia, 11-0, 11-2.

Xingfang Xie (2), China, def. Larisa Griga, Ukraine, 13-12, 11-2.