Beiwen Zhang knocked out the No 2 seed Akane Yamaguchi at 2018 China Open

By Rui Wang | Nov. 08, 2018, 6 p.m. (ET)

IMAGE CREDIT: BADMINTON PHOTO

At the 2018 China Open this week, the No.2 women’s seed, Japanese badminton athlete Akane Yamaguchi, lost 21-18 21-18 to US Badminton athlete Beiwen Zhang. This was the third time they met this year, and Beiwen finally won after losing two times this year against Yamaguchi. After this victory, Beiwen updated her career win-lose to Yamaguchi to 4-5.

Beiwen will oppose Olympic and World champion, Carolina Marin, at the quarterfinals.