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Hemming and Warner in action in Yogyakarta. (Photo: BadmintonPhoto)
England show they are not backing down
Date: 10/13/2017 12:39 AM
Published by : Frankie Turner

On the fourth day of the BWF World Junior Mixed, English mixed pair Callum Hemming and Hope Warner ended the day on a high.

The team began the day with a 3-0 victory against Belgium, where Hemming was playing in the men’s doubles. They took the game to three sets after a close second set of 19-21. But went onto win the final set comfortably 21-7.

Later on in the day, Hemming faced playing against Chinese Taipei. Now playing men’s doubles and mixed, each match was taken to three sets.

Hemming and Warner went onto win the mixed doubles together with a comfortable first and third set.

Read: Day 3: ‘Happy and satisfied’

Tired from previous matches
Going into the day, Hemming described the team as feeling ‘a little tired’ due to previous team matches, however this didn’t stop them showing what they could do.

The team went onto secure a 3-2 victory against Chinese Taipei, a huge victory for England.

Speaking about the day, Hemming said: “We knew that if we brought out the level we had been playing at, we could win the matches today.”

In terms of facing up against Chinese Taipei, he said: “Playing them was a challenge, going into the mixed doubles the score was 2-2 which was huge for us.”

He described themselves as the ‘underdogs’ alongside saying: “I know that if I play well, anything can happen”

Find results from World Junior Team Championships 2017 here.

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