English interest in the English Open is over. Paul Drinkhall, England’s sole survivor missed out against Seo Hyun Deok (Korea) 9-11, 12-14, 11-8, 12-14, 5-11 in the Quarter-Final of the Under 21 Boys Singles. The fourth game proved to be the turning point. Paul fought back from 10-7 down to 10-10 but victory eluded him. After losing narrowly 12-14 there was no way back for Paul . Seo Hyun Deok coasted through the fifth end 11-5.

Image: Paul Drinkhall, courtesy

Steve Kerns