Ratchanok Intanon of Thailand celebrates after defeating Carolina Marin of Spain within the ladies’s singles ultimate match of the Indonesia Masters badminton match in Jakarta, Indonesia on January 19, 2020. (Photograph: AFP)
Thai shuttler Ratchanok “Might” Intanon has withdrawn from the Yonex Gainward German Open 2022 after testing optimistic for COVID-19 utilizing an antigen check.
In line with the Badminton World Federation, world quantity 8 in ladies’s badminton was to face world quantity 9 He Bingjiao of China within the quarter-finals of the BWF World Tour Tremendous 300 occasion in Mulheim, Germany on Friday.
Ratchanok’s opponent obtained a walkover.
The 27-year-old Thai badminton star is now awaiting the results of her RT-PCR check. If the outcome nonetheless comes again optimistic, he should enter quarantine for seven or 10 days.
If the outcome stays unfavorable, she is going to have the ability to take part within the Yonex All England Open Badminton Championships subsequent week.
Ratchanok grew to become the primary Thai to develop into No. 1 in ladies’s singles after profitable the Singapore Open ultimate in April 2016.