-

Marcus/Kevin Confirm Tickets to 2021 World Tour Finals

SportsMarcus/Kevin Confirm Tickets to 2021 World Tour Finals

Latest News…

NUSA DUA – Marcus Fernaldi Gideon / Kevin Sanjaya Sukamuljo ensured that they qualified for the 2021 World Tour Finals. The positive result was achieved after the Indonesian men’s doubles won the final ticket at the 2021 Indonesia Masters.

In the semifinals of the Indonesia Masters 2021, Marcus/Kevin defeated representatives from Malaysia, Ong Yew Sin/Teo Ee Yi through a rubber game, 18-21, 21-17, 21-11.

But apparently the results also make Minions was able to secure a ticket to the 2021 World Tour Finals. The world number 1 pair was able to collect 37,500 points.

READ ALSO: Defeat Malaysia, Marcus/Kevin Reach Indonesia Masters 2021 Final

Marcus/Kevin also managed to become the second men’s doubles pair to secure a place in the 2021 World Tour Finals. Previously, representatives from Taiwan, Lee Yang/Wang Chi Lin, won an express ticket after getting a gold medal at the 2020 Tokyo Olympics.

READ MORE  The Blues Lame Satroni The Foxes' Headquarters

The Indonesian badminton team still has the opportunity to add one representative to compete in the 2021 World Tour Finals. Currently, Pramudya Kusumawardana / Yeremia Rambitan are in sixth place with 27,020 points.

READ ALSO: Aggrieved by Hawk Eye’s decision, Marcus/Kevin urges BWF to fix it

Even so, the position can not be ascertained to be safe. The reason is, there are four pairs from Indonesia who still have the opportunity to overtake Pramudya/Yeremia’s position to get tickets to the 2021 World Tour Finals.

The four pairs are Leo Rolly Carnando/Daniel Marthin, Mohammad Ahsan/Hendra Setiawan, Fajar Alfian/Muhammad Rian Ardianto, and Muhammad Shohibul Fikri/Bagas Maulana.

In addition, Marcus/Kevin will be the second Indonesian representatives to compete in the 2021 World Tour Finals. Previously, the Indonesian women’s doubles representatives, Greysia Polii/Apriyani Rahayu, had already received tickets to become the 2020 Tokyo Olympic champions.

(yov)

Latest news

You might also likeRELATED
Recommended to you