Jonathan Christie finally broke the curse of never against Anders Antosen at home / Photo: Badminton Photo
Jonatan was scheduled to face Antonsen in the quarter-finals of the Indonesia Open 2021. But the 24-year-old badminton player stated that he could not start the last eight match.
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“Anders Antonsen from Denmark has withdrawn from the Indonesia Open 2021 citing chest muscle problems. The world number three badminton player has been advised by doctors not to continue the tournament,” said the BWF official statement, Friday (11/26/2021).
“We hope that Antonsen recovers quickly,” the official statement added.
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With the resignation of Antonsen, Jojo automatically advances to the semifinals of the Indonesia Open 2021. In the last four matches, Jojo is just waiting for the winner of the match of Viktor Axelsen (Denmark) and Sai Praneeth (India).
In addition, Jojo also automatically shifted the representative of Malaysia, Lee Zii Jia in the BWF rankings. Currently, Jojo is seventh in the world. For your information, this means that Rasmus Gemke will automatically qualify for the 2021 BWF World Tour Finals.