Viktor Axelsen lost in three sets to Tien Chen Chou from Taiwan and need help in order to reach the semifinals.
the Two defeats in a row is the reality for Viktor Axelsen in sæsonfinalen.
The Danish badminton player lost Thursday in three sets to world number two, Tien Chen Chou from Taiwan, with the digits 21-12, 12-21, 15-21.
on Wednesday lost Abreu his first match in the tournament to Chen Long from China, and thus can the dane not even decide whether he should reach the semifinals in the tournament, which is the last year on the World Tour.
Abreu on, he beat Anthony Ginting in two sets on Friday, while Chou beats Chen Long in the group's other match. In this case, Chou win the group, while Andersen will advance in second place..
Against Chou came Axelsen behind 0-2 in the first set, but then took the dane arbejdshandskerne on. With six points in a row took Abreu the lead, while taiwaneren could not quite find the rhythm.
Abreu continued concentrated the fine game and did not give the world number two many chances in the set, as the dane probably ran in the house.
Slowly drew the dane into taiwanerens lead and came close on at 7-9, but then pulled Chou again and forced the match into a third set.
In the decisive set continued taiwaneren the splendid games, while Abreu had a hard time finding the good bars forward, which he showed in the first set.
Down 5-9 got Abreu again hold and fought back and came in front 11-10.
the Dane also came in front 13-11, but then there was not much more to come after with Abreu, and taiwaneren secured the set and the victory.
the Tournament dane Anders Antonsen - play later on Thursday its second match in the tournament.
Here he is probably forced to win over the last Kento Momota, if he will make hopes of a spot on, according to Antonsen on Wednesday lost its first match in two sets to indoneseren Jonathan Christie.
/ritzau/Updated Date: 13 December 2019, 01:00