Top men’s seeds through in China

Top men’s singles seeds Chen Long and Lin Dan have advanced to the quarter-finals of the Bonny China Masters.

Long went through to the next round after easing past Shi Yuqi 21-16, 21-10 on the courts of the Xincheng Gymnasium in the Olympic Sports Center in Jiangsu, China.

The victory books the Chinese superstar a place in the last eight where he will face India’s seventh seed H.S Prannoy, who defeated Daren Liew 21-18, 16-21, 21-16 later in the day.

Second seed Dan ousted Japan’s Riichi Takeshita 21-13, 21-17 to book a quarter-final against  fellow countryman Guangzu Lu, who knocked out Hashiru Shimono 21-10, 21-16.

In other results, eighth seed Lee Dong Keun came back from a game down to beat Iskandar Zulkarnain Zainuddin 18-21, 21-15, 21-4, and 12th seed Tanongsak Saensomboonsuk beat lin Yu Hsien 21-11, 21-10.