Thailand's Boonsak Ponsana ended his brilliant run in the quarterfinals after falling to Pole Przemyslaw Wacha 2115 1821 2116 in the men's singles at the China Masters Super Series in Cheng Du yesterday.
It turned out to be a disappointing day for the Thai ace, who just rose to the 8th in the world standing on Thursday, when the unheralded Przemyslaw proved that he was not the old boy in the past, whom beaten by Boonsak in the Sevillehosted World Championships six years ago.
The world No 17 Przemyslaw also showed that the world ranking did not matter in the game as the Pole was leading in the entire match to set up a semifinal clash against Wong Choonghann of Malaysia.
In the mixed doubles, fellow Thai Sudket Prapakamol and Saralee Thungthongkam, the world No 5, also joined Boonsak in the flight home after losing to Indonesian Lilyana Natsir and Nova Widianto 2117 2116.
The convincing victory helped the Indonesian pair, who won the world title in 2005, improved their headtohead to 6:0.
The Indonesian duo next take on England's Donna Kellogg and Anthony Clark, who stunned host's Zhang Yawen and Xie Zhongbo in the other quarterfinals.
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