Chen Long, Lin Dan advance at German Open

The second round in men’s singles and first round in all other disciplines will be held on Wednesday.

Lin Dan breezed past Indian player Siril Verma 21-13, 21-10 in the first round.   -  Reuters

China’s ace badminton players Lin Dan and Chen Long sailed into the men’s singles second round of the German Open here.

Newly-crowned Rio Olympic champion Chen on Tuesday defeated Japanese player Kenta Nishimoto 21-10, 21-9 while multiple world and Olympic Champion Lin breezed past Indian player Siril Verma 21-13, 21-10, reports Xinhua news agency.

The second round in men’s singles and first round in all other disciplines will be held on Wednesday.