Indonesian men’s doubles badminton players, Fajar Alfian/Muhammad Rian Ardianto advanced to the last 16 of the Indonesia Open 2022 after defeating representatives of Malaysia, Goh Sze Fei/Nur Izzuddin on Wednesday (15/6/2022) afternoon at Istora Senayan, Jakarta.
Fajar Alfian/Muhammad Rian Ardianto won through the match straight games with a score of 21-19, 21-14 with a playing duration of 39 minutes.
The first point was opened by Fajar Alfian/Muhammad Rian Ardianto through Rian’s astute observations shuttlecock who was hit by a Malaysian representative fell outside the playing field. The 1-0 advantage for Fajar/Rian did not last long, Goh Sze Fei/Nur Izzuddin managed to advance 1-3 ahead of Fajar/Rian.
Continuing to try to catch up, Fajar / Rian managed to equalize the position 4-4. A point chase ensued, finally in the game interval the score showed a 9-11 advantage for Goh Sze Fei/Nur Izzudin.
After the game interval, Fajar/Rian won consecutive points so that they were able to equalize 11-11 against Goh Sze Fei//Nur Izzuddin. The match was quite fierce, the chase for points continued.
Fajar Alfian/Muhammad Rian Ardianto gave various attacks to the Goh Sze Fei/Nur Izzuddin game arena to gain point by point. At the end of the first game, Fajar/Rian managed to win with a score of 21-19.
Continuing to the second game, the game was fierce even from the beginning of the game. Not letting Goh Sze Fei/Nur Izzuddin control the game, Fajar/Rian continued to make various efforts. After a 5-5 draw, Fajar Alfian/Muhammad Rian Ardianto managed to excel in the second game interval with a score of 11-7.
After the interval, Fajar Alfian/Muhammad Rian Ardianto’s dominance was getting stronger. The Malaysian representative looked quite difficult to steal points from Fajar Alfian/Muhammad Rian Ardianto’s game. The second game closed with a 21-14 advantage for Fajar Alfian/Muhammad Rian Ardianto.
Based on information head to head released by the Badminton World Federation (BWF) on the Badminton4u application, Fajar Alfian/Muhammad Rian Ardianto’s victory over Goh Sze Fei/Nur Izzuddin in this match further strengthened Fajar/Rian’s dominance over Goh Sze Fei/Nur Izzudin.
Fajar Alfian/Muhammad Rian Ardianto’s victory also ensured their progress to the last 16 of the Indonesia Open 2022 which will be played tomorrow, Thursday (16/6/2022).