Jonatan Christie lost his Quarter-Final match (23/8) against Sai Praneeth B 22-24, 14-21. This is his first Quarter-Final in World Championships. He lost in the very first round to Daren Liew of Malaysia. Indonesian Men’s Singles have to wait another two year for achieving a medal in World Championship in Huelva, Spain 2021. The last time Indonesian Men’s Singles from Indonesia medaled at World Championships is Tommy Sugiarto back in Copenhagen, Denmark 2014.
Apart of that, we should acknowledge the diversity in the Quarter-Final of the Men’s Singles Category. Eight different nations represent in Quarter-Final, that is competitive at it’s best considering next year’s Olympic Games in Tokyo, Japan.