Venue : Sports Centre Olympic Boulevard, Sydney Olympic Park, Sydney-AUS Total prize-money : US$750,000 Tournament website : http://www.australianbadmintonopen.com.au/ Tournament prospectus : http://system.bwfbadminton.com/uploads/2016/02/19/XIAMENAIR Australian Open 2016 - Prospectus.pdf Ticket Information : http://www.australianbadmintonopen.com.au/tickets BWF Page : http://bwfworldsuperseries.com/tournaments/2455/xiamenair-australian-badminton-open/ Live-Streaming (court 1, 2, 3) : http://videostream.dn.ua/videopage/videoPage.php?g=c2J2b2JoK2F0Y3ZsbmhZ&c=en&i=eWlhaXVidGd1bA№f№f Sydney time : http://www.worldtimezone.com/time/wtzresult.php?CiID=1311&forma=Find Time ROUND OF 16 ORDER OF PLAY (01.00pm, 4 courts) => http://www.tournamentsoftware.com/s...2C2C7A-497D-4F59-A5A6-5EA0546C3DE4&d=20160609 *R/16 Highlights : - Nguyen Tien Minh (VIE) v Jeon Hyeok Jin (KOR) - Hans Kristian Vittinghus (DEN) v Rajiv Ouseph (ENG) - Srikanth Kidambi (IND) v Sony Dwi Kuncoro (INA) - Akane Yamaguchi (JPN) v Kim Hyo Min (KOR) - Goh Jin Wei (MAS) v Saina Nehwal (IND) - Ahsan/Setiawan (INA) v Koo KK/Tan BH (MAS) - Astrup/Rasmussen (DEN) v Gideon/Sukamuljo (INA) - Fukuman/Yonao (JPN) v Supajirakul/Taerattanachai (THA) - Huang YQ/Tang JH (CHN) v Pedersen/Juhl (DEN) - Vivian Hoo/Woon KW (MAS) v Tang YT/Yu Y (CHN) - Adcock/Adcock (ENG) v Zheng SW/Chen QC (CHN) - Jordan/Susanto (INA) v Terry Hee/Tan WH (SIN) - Reginald Lee/Chau HW (HKG) v Chan PS/Goh LY (MAS) None of local player could progress into last sixteen except one women's doubles pair who got bye, their gap with foreign participants are still wide as many one sided matches involved home shuttlers. The shortest duration of the day witnessed Zheng SW/Chen QC also Choi SG/Kim JH as well booked victory over their Aussie rivals in 15 minutes whilst Sun Yu played the longest match, 1 hour and 23 minutes to dispose Nozomi Okuhara. Second day tournament began with minor upset that Danish young star Line Kjaersfeldt who performed quite impressive lately lost to world #143 Lyanny Alessandra Mainaky but she redeemed her losing to seal second round berth in mixed doubles category, partnered with Kim Astrup against same opponent, Mainaky siblings. Women’s singles scored another upsets, Kim Hyo Min beat world number 10, P.V. Sindhu, first ever of four meetings. Then Sun Yu edged past fifth seed and recent All England champion, Nozomi Okuhara in pulsating 83 minutes battle. Newly-crowned INA Premier champion Tai Tzu Ying experienced scary escape to down Sayaka Sato. Malaysian starlet, reigning world junior champion Goh Jin Wei proved her big potential to dump Canadian Michelle Li, next she will challenge Indian mega star Saina Nehwal. It's mixed fortune for Indonesian men's singles players, Sony Dwi Kuncoro showed his experience and technical skill as former elite player, he shocked 6th seed Tian Houwei, trailed behind 9-15 at first game Kuncoro catched up to nail it, 21-16 while second game saw the left-handed Tian was mentally crumbled and simply had no idea to face his opponent. Later in the evening, Anthony Ginting thrashed 7th seed Chou Tien Chen in convincing fashion. But two Indonesian future stars, Jonatan Christie and Ihsan Maulana Mustofa couldn’t repeat their stellar performance last week, found 2013 World Junior Champion Heo Kwang Hee and Indian promising talent Sameer Verma were too hot to handle here in Sydney. Title-holder Chen Long becames the only seeded player remains in this competition, he will be tested by 2011 World Junior Champion, Zulfadli Zulkiffli tomorrow. Third seed, Chai B/Hong W have contrast outcome in just three days, finished as runner up in Jakarta then being first round casualty here, thwarted by Chen HL/Wang CL. Former All England champion Koo KK/Tan BH were forced to work extra hard to eliminate Belgian pair Dierickx/Golinski, they will up against top-seed Ahsan/Setiawan at last sixteen, a battle of Asian Games gold medalist, Doha 2006 v Incheon 2014. Other favourite, second seed Fu HF/Zhang N exhibited their good form to overcome the well-improved Japanese pair, Kamura/Sonoda comfortably. Danish new combination, Rasmussen/Fruergaard followed their teammate stunning performance Astrup/Kjaersfeldt last week at Jakarta to oust former World Champion Ahmad/Natsir, a worrying sign for one of INA best hopeful for Rio OG gold quest. Current Dubai SS Finals winner, The Adcocks were almost shown the exit door by the unranked young duo, Choi SG/Chae YJ, the English married couple digged deep to overcome the Koreans that ended 22-20 at deciding game. Hot favourite, second seed Fischer/Pedersen will meet tricky opponent, Chinese duo Liu YC/Tang JH in next stage. Most of women's doubles pairs will start their campaign on Thursday as they're awarded first round bye. As expected, Bao YX/Chen QC, Vivian Hoo/Woon KW, Fruergaard/Thygesen, Supajirakul/Taerattanachai and Huang YQ/Tang JH passed their opening test. Tomorrow's last sixteen will looking forward to two rematches of last week tournament, Huang/Tang v Pedersen/Juhl and Tang/Yu v Vivian Hoo/Woon. Top-seed Matsutomo/Takahashi should have no serious trouble to secure last eight spot and willl meet either their compatriot Matsuo/Naito or China fresh combo, Bao/Chen.