A ankelskade to Anders Antonsen is to prevent a pure Danish herresinglefinale by badmintonturneringen All England.
In the semifinals against topseedede Chou Tien Chen had Antonsen withdraw at the end of the first set. In a duel, he struck the ankle and limped around before he after little treatment gave up to continue. At the time it was the dane behind 14-17.
Thus it taiwaneren meeting Viktor Axelsen in Sunday's final of the prestigious badminton tournament in Birmingham. Here is Abreu on the hunt for the tournament's first Danish victory in the men's singles since Peter Gade in 1999.
Anders Antonsen came crooked from the start in Saturday's semi-final. The 22-year-old aarhusianer was looking for the rhythm and got behind 1-6, and page 6-11, before he took it.
the Best as it as a slightly brighter, was the dane unlucky. He slapped his right ankle, when he lost the duel to 14-17.
Antonsen limped around in pain, and as he sat down and got treatment, he could see that the ankle was mega raised'.
from there, it was clear that he could not continue.
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