Throwback Thursday: Beiwen Zhang Victorious in SF of 2016 YONEX French Open

Aug. 10, 2017, 3:33 p.m. (ET)

Throwback Thursday to October of 2016 in the YONEX French Open when Beiwen Zhang - fresh off her victory over world No. 7 (and now current No. 2 in WS) Akane Yamaguchi of Japan - played then No. 9 Sun Yu from China in the Semifinals.

This was Beiwen's first Superseries Semifinal appearance - and she made us all proud!

Relive the match in its entirety below (All video courtesy of BWF media):
*SKIP to 2:40*

Below is the career match-by-match breakdown of Beiwen vs. Sun Yu:

 

16 JUN
2017
BCA INDONESIA OPEN
W
21-15, 21-19
06 APR
2017
CELCOM AXIATA MALAYSIA OPEN
L
21-16, 15-21, 14-21
08 MAR
2017
YONEX ALL ENGLAND OPEN
L
17-21, 15-21
29 OCT
2016
YONEX FRENCH OPEN
W
21-19, 21-15
02 APR
2015
MAYBANK MALAYSIA OPEN
L
17-21, 22-20, 17-21