LEAD THE WAY AT ESPINHO OPEN
Switzerland, July 28, 2017 – Anders Bernsten Mol and
Mathias Berntsen, top seeds at the Espinho 2-star event,
advanced to the quarterfinals on the opening day of the
tournament at Praia da Baia on Friday.
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The Norwegian duo
beat the USA’s Trevor Crabb and James Avery Drost 2-0
(21-16, 21-14), who had earlier defeated Portugal’s
Januario Alvar and Sebastiao Alves 2-0 (21-18, 27-25).
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Finland’s Pekka Piippo
and Jyrki Numinrm will face the Norwegians in the
quarterfinals after they defeated Portugal’s Roberto
Reis and Fabricio Silva 2-1 (21-15, 17-21, 15-12).
Earlier in the day they beat another Portuguese side,
Jose Neto and Goncalo Santos.
and Vitor Felipe beat another Portuguese side. The
Brazilians be Jose Pedro Monteiro and Fabricio Barros
2-0 (21-16, 21-15). They will now face Canada’s Grant
O'Gorman and Michael Plantinga.
The other six top
seeded teams will begin their campaign on Saturday and
by the end of the day the four teams that will play in
the semifinals and medal matches on Sunday will be