The pair who won the Tokyo 2020 Olympic gold medals showed the quality of their game by overthrowing Canadian women’s doubles, Rachel Chan/Catherine Choi. Greysia/Apriyani won two straight games 21-16, 21-10.
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Playing at Energia Areena, Monday (27/9/2021) night WIB, Greysia / Apriyani immediately pressed from the beginning of the first game. They look so motivated to donate points for Red and White Team.
Greysia/Apriyani continued to get points one by one over the Canadian pair in the first game. The status of gold medalists at the Tokyo 2020 Olympics yesterday made both of them quite confident.
After winning at the interval, Greysia/Apriyani secured the first game with a score of 21-16. Entering the second game, the Indonesian pair again tried to maintain the rhythm of the game.
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Apriyani’s hard smash and slick front net game from Greysia made them continue to gain points from their opponents. Greysia/Apriyani won 11-6 in the second game interval.
Pressure from the world number six pair made it difficult for Canadian women’s doubles to develop its game. Slowly but surely, after the break, Greysia/Apriyani continued to add points.
Greysia/Apriyani did not get any significant resistance in the second game. After winning at the interval, they easily snatched the second game 21-10.
This victory brought Indonesia managed to equalize over Canada 2-2. The mixed doubles number will determine the winner for this match.