25. March 2023
Lane/Vendy (ENG) defeated in semi-final
The English men's doubles Ben LANE/Sean Vendy (ENG) were eliminated in the semi-finals of this year's Swiss Open. The pair, currently ranked world number 19, had won a nail-biting three-setter against Japan's ENDO/TAKEI yesterday and deservedly took to the court again today.
In today's semi-final they met the Chinese doubles REN Xiang Yu/TAN Qiang, who are only two places behind them in the world rankings. In the first set, the English could hardly do anything and lost clearly 21-10. In the second set, it looked at times as if Lane/Vendy could turn the match around like yesterday, but REN/TAN kept the upper hand. In the end, the score was 21-10 and 21-17 and the Chinese move into tomorrow's final.