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Irish players exit US Badminton Open

Updated: Saturday, 12 Jul 2014 15:15 | Comments

Scott Evans was knocked out in the last 16 at the US Open
Scott Evans was knocked out in the last 16 at the US Open

Ireland's interest at the US Open in New York ended last night as Scott Evans lost in his singles while Sam and Chloe Magee were beaten in the mixed doubles.

Evans was beaten 21-19, 21-11 in the last 16 by the No. 2 seed Tien Chen Chou of Chinese Taipei, who is world ranked No. 22.

In the last 16 of the mixed doubles the Magees took the first set 22-20 against the top seeds Maneepong Jongjit and Sapsiree Taerattanachai of Thailand, but lost the next two sets 21-18 and 21-15 to miss out on a place in the quarter-finals.

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