Bangkok [Thailand], Jan 23 (ANI): Japan's Akane Yamaguchi on Thursday progressed to the quarter-finals of the ongoing Thailand Masters 2020.
Yamaguchi defeated Thailand's Phittayaporn Chaiwan 21-19, 21-10.
The first game witnessed a neck-to-neck fight between both the shuttlers, but the Japanese ended up winning.
The next game was an easy one for the world number three.
The 22-year-old will next face Indonesia's Gregoria Mariska Tunjung on January 24.
Earlier, Spanish shuttler Carolina Marin advanced to the quarter-finals of the tournament. She outclassed Thailand's Pornpawee Chochuwong 21-11, 21-9 in the match that lasted 32 minutes. (ANI)