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Doubles, Women

Date10 – 15 August 2008
LocationBeijing Gongye Daxue Tiyuguan, Beijing
Participants32 from 12 countries
FormatSingle-elimination tournament.

The three Chinese pairs were seeded 1-2-3, with the Korean team of Lee Hyo-Jeong and Lee Gyeong-Won seeded fourth. The #1 seeds were Yang Wei and Zhang Jiewen, the 2007 World Champions, but they lost in three sets in the quarter-finals to the Japanese team of Maeda Miyuki and Satoko Suetsuna. The final came down to Lee/Lee and the second seeds, Du Jing and Yu Yang. The Chinese pair won comfortably in two sets, 21-15, 21-13. The third Chinese team, Wei Yili and Zhang Yawen, defeated Miyuki and Satoko in straight sets to win the bronze medal.

1Du Jing / Yu YangCHNGold
2Lee Hyo-Jeong / Lee Gyeong-WonKORSilver
3Wei Yili / Zhang YawenCHNBronze
4Miyuki Maeda / Satoko SuetsunaJPN
=5Yang Wei / Zhang JiewenCHN
=5Jiang Yanmei / Li YujiaSGP
=5Cheng Wen-Hsing / Chien Yu-ChinTPE
=5Kumiko Ogura / Reiko ShiotaJPN
=9Liliyana Natsir / Vita MarissaINA
=9Tania Luiz / Eugenia TanakaAUS
=9Chin Eei Hui / Wong Pei TtyMAS
=9Eva Lee / May MangkalakiriUSA
=9Chantal Botts / Michelle EdwardsRSA
=9Gail Emms / Donna KelloggGBR
=9Kamilla Rytter Juhl / Lena Frier KristiansenDEN
=9Ha Jeong-Eun / Kim Min-JeongKOR

Round One

Date10 August 2008
FormatWinner of each match advanced to the quarter-finals.
MatchDate/TimeLocationPair (Seed)NOCResultPair (Seed)NOC
Match #110 Aug 11:20Court 2Yang / Zhang (1)CHN21-19, 21-15Natsir / MarissaINA
Match #210 Aug 11:30Court 3Maeda / SuetsunaJPN21-4, 21-8Luiz / TanakaAUS
Match #310 Aug 12:20Court 1Lee / Lee (4)KOR21-14, 21-19Chin / WongMAS
Match #410 Aug 12:05Court 3Jiang / LiSGP21-12, 21-12Lee / MangkalakiriUSA
Match #510 Aug 21:00Court 2Cheng / ChienTPE21-6, 21-12Botts / EdwardsRSA
Match #610 Aug 20:25Court 2Wei / Zhang (3)CHN21-19, 21-13Emms / KelloggGBR
Match #710 Aug 20:50Court 1Ogura / ShiotaJPN18-21, 21-14, 21-18Juhl / KristiansenDEN
Match #810 Aug 20:35Court 3Du / Yu (2)CHN21-11, 16-21, 21-15Ha / KimKOR


Date11 August 2008
FormatWinner of each match advanced to the semi-finals.
MatchDate/TimeLocationPair (Seed)NOCResultPair (Seed)NOC
Match #111 Aug 10:10Court 2Maeda / SuetsunaJPN8-21, 23-21, 21-14Yang / Zhang (1)CHN
Match #211 Aug 20:25Court 2Lee / Lee (4)KOR21-15, 21-12Jiang / LiSGP
Match #311 Aug 21:00Court 2Wei / Zhang (3)CHN21-14, 21-18Cheng / ChienTPE
Match #411 Aug 21:10Court 3Du / Yu (2)CHN21-8, 21-5Ogura / ShiotaJPN


Date13 August 2008
FormatWinner of each match advanced to the final match, losers advanced to the bronze medal match.
MatchDate/TimeLocationPair (Seed)NOCResultPair (Seed)NOC
Match #113 Aug 12:15Court 1Lee / Lee (4)KOR22-20, 21-15Maeda / SuetsunaJPN
Match #213 Aug 20:45Court 1Du / Yu (2)CHN21-19, 21-12Wei / Zhang (3)CHN

Final Round

Date15 August 2008
MatchDate/TimeLocationPair (Seed)NOCResultPair (Seed)NOC
Match 1/215 Aug 21:30Court 1Du / Yu (2)CHN21-15, 21-13Lee / Lee (4)KOR
Match 3/415 Aug 19:30Court 1Wei / Zhang (3)CHN21-17, 21-10Maeda / SuetsunaJPN