The so called "Aug 31" matches actually took place in June, during the qualification round. Qualified teams will not play each other again in the group stage. Instead, their qualification round results are used.
Sorry,where did you get the result of YipPY beating Wang Xin? I'm afraid WX wasn't fielded in any of the ties (perhaps she is a reserve player in the team event). http://results.liaoning2013.com.cn/I...17787010082975 Note that each tie is best of 5 matches format comprising 3 WS and 2 WD, viz WS1, WD1, WS2, WD2,WS3.
The first tie involving Hong Kong was yesterday (31st Aug) with Hubei who won 3:1, the only match won by HK being YipPY beating Fang Aixian 2:0, 21-13 and 21-8.
The second tie involving Hong Kong was today (1st Sep) with the PLA who won 3:0 in which LXR beat Chan Tsz Ka by 2:0,21-12 and 21-6. Incidentally, YipPY lost to Jiang Yanjiao 0:2, 17-21 and 18-21.
The third tie involving HongKong was with Jiangsu also today in which Wang Shixian beat Yip Pui Ying 2:0, 21-16 and 21-13. Also worth mentioning is child prodigy 16-yr-old He Bingjiao (for Jiangsu) beating Chan Tsz Ka by 2:0,21-11 and 21-12. The overall result is Jiangsu 3:0 Hong Kong,comprising two WS and one WD matches, the remaining matches not played.
WTF Google translator... I have translated some of the results posted here using google and came to a wrong conclusion. Sorry for this..
Just now, from the livestream, I thought Chen Yuekun was attacking quite well against Chen Long despite losing in two sets.
Frankly, the last time I watched him at the MAS Open'13 GPG , he seemed to have improve a lot, particularly the way he disposed of Darren Liew, but in the semi-final, he suddenly lost the plot in the rubber set to Alamsyah Yunus, playing into his opponent's hands with his predictable (and mechanical) attacking shots that were dented by Yunus time and time again, disappointing that he couldn't vary his shots, mixing and matching them to confuse the opponent. That's why I think he won't go far, IMHO.