Beijing time November 6th, 2018 World Badminton China open war in Fuzhou. In tonight's first round of men's singles, Lin Dan, a 35-year-old double-lap Grand Slam player, met Taotian Xiandou, the 24-year-old champion of Xinke Men's Singles World No. 1 and Xinke World Championship. As a result, Lin Dan 0-2 (15-21, 21-23) lost to Taotian Xiandou and suffered the eighth "one-round tour" since the start of the 2018 season.
Lin Dan has reached the age of 35. At present, men's singles rank the thirteenth in the world. The 24 year old men's singles ranked first in the world. The two men had two previous encounters. In the top eight men's singles competitions of the All England Open in 2015, Lindane won 21-18 and 21-19 over Taotian Xiandou. In September this year, the Japanese open men's singles eight strong battle, Lin Dan lost 8-21 to 10-21, to the peach field. Momoda Kento came back from 5 and June last year, and this season has been quite eye-catching. This year he has won five championships: Wuhan Asian Championship, Indonesia Open in July, Nanjing World Championship in August, Japan Open in September and Denmark Open in October. On September 27, this year, Shi Yuqi, Taotian Xiandou, with 87,107 points over 81,692 points, became the first man singles player in the world.
Lin Dan's men's singles world ranking has dropped from sixth at the beginning of the year to thirteenth. In the first round of Malaysia Masters Competition in January, Lindan 1-2 was eliminated by Indonesian Masters Mustofa; in the first round of Indonesia Masters Competition in January, Lindan lost 0-2 to the 61-year-old Thai junior general Cantabon; in April, Lindan lost 1-2 to Prince Wei of Taipei, China; in the first round of the American Open in June, Lindan lost 0-2 to the 61-year-old Thai junior general. In the first round of the Indonesian Open in July, Lindane lost 1-2 to Pranoi in India; in the first round of the Chinese Open in September, Lindane lost 1-2 to Kintin in Indonesia; and in the French Open in October, Lindane was eliminated by Japanese player Sakai in the first round of 1-2.
At the beginning of the game, Momoda Kento got 4-1 of the lead and Lin Dan scored 5-5. Subsequently, Lin Dan once scored a score of over 10-9, and Momoda Kento immediately entered the technical suspension with 11-10 lead. Momoda Kento scored 8 points after 9-10 and was 17-10 ahead of Lin Dan. Lin Dan then tracked the score to 15-19, and Tao Tian fought 2 points to win the first game in 21-15.
In the second game, Lin Dankai's 5-1 lead, Momoda Kento scored 7-5. Lin Dan entered the technical suspension with 11-9 lead, and gained 17-12 of the lead after entering the center. Momoda Kento scored 5 points when he was 14-18, and the score was over 19-18. Lindane will soon be chasing the score to 19, Taotian Hyundai to 20-19 points, Lindane immediately chasing the score to 20. In the end, Taotian Xiandou won the second game by 23-21, defeated Lindane by 2-0 and advanced to the second round. Lindane also accepted his eighth "one-round tour" of the season.