KOMPAS.com – On Friday (November 16, 2018), Hafiz Faizal / Gloria Emanuelle Widjaja stopped at the 2018 Hong Kong Open in the quarterfinals on Friday (November 16, 2018).
These results indicate that Indonesia does not have a mixed pair in the 2018 semifinals of Hong Kong Open.
Before that, three ridiculous couples of Indonesia were excluded first. Praveen Jordan / Melati Daeva Oktavianti also died in the quarterfinals after losing to the second Chinese Wang Yilyu / Huang Dongping.
Two other Indonesian mixed bands, Ronald / Anisa Saufika, were eliminated in the second round, while Tontowi Ahmad / Della Destiara lost in the first round.
As for Hafiz / Gloria, he failed to enter the semifinals after losing to Thai Dechapol Puavaranukroh / Sapsiree Taerattanachai.
Hafiz / Gloria was defeated in a rubber game with scores of 12-21 and 21-15 and 13-21.
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In the first game, Hafiz / Gloria started very slowly. Hafiz / Gloria never managed to stand out, and in the first game he won 12-21.
Continuing in the second game, the new match was furious, because both partners chased each other to watch points. Hafiz / Gloria, who wins a more tactical win at this time of 11-8.
The Hafiz / Gloria points grew further after the interval. The 12-pair World Cup has successfully forced a Thai couple to play in the third game after winning 21-15 in the second game.
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In the decisive game, the persistence of two pairs is tested due to frequent long gatherings. The success of Dechapol / Sapsire was thin at 11-8.
Hafiz / Gloria endurance looks exhausted after a break. Hafiz / Gloria made many mistakes.
Dechapol / Sapsire was finally able to win the match with 21-13 advantage in the third game.