DONEGAL badminton player Joshua Magee and his playing partner Paul Reynolds have reached the last 16 of the SaarLorLux Open in Germany.
Raphoe man Magee and Reynolds took a dramatic win over three sets against Denmark’s Emil Lauritzen and Mads Muurholm this evening.
The Irish pairing lost the first set 19-21 but hit back to win the next two 21-18 21-11 to secure their progress in Saarbrücken.
Magee and Reynolds now meet Netherlands’ Ruben Jille and Ties Van Der Lecq tomorrow.
Raphoe woman Rachael Darragh faces Russia’s Katerina Tomalova tomorrow in the women’s singles.
Darragh teams up with Reynolds for a mixed doubles clash with Dominika Kwasnik and Wiktor Trecki.
Today was a good day for the Irish as Jonathan Dolan defeated Martin Bundgaard from Denmark in the men’s singles while the women’s doubles pair of Kate Frost and Moya Ryan advanced at the expense of Poland’s Dominika Kwasnik and Magdalena Swierczynska.Tags: