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Badminton: Lin, Zhang Sail into 2nd Round at Macao Open
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World champions Lin Dan and Zhang Ning of China both eased to the second round of the Macao Open badminton championships on Wednesday.

Lin Dan sank Chan Io Chong of Macao 21-5, 21-15 in the first round clash, setting up a meeting with South Korea's Shon Seung Mo, who knocked out the "Super Dan" in the Athens Olympics two years ago.

Indonesia's Taufik Hidayat, another men's singles title favorite, swept past local player Leong Kin Fai 21-9, 21-11.

Four other Chinese players -- Chen Hong, Chen Yu, Chen Jin and Bao Chunlai-- all made it through into the men's singles second round.

In the women's singles, world number one Zhang Ning routed Finland's Anu Nieminen 21-8, 21-13.

Zhang's compatriot Lu Lan and Zhu lin also advanced into the second round.

The Macao Open will end on Sunday.
(Xinhua News Agency July 20, 2006)

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