In the Knockout stage of Australian Open, David Powell was drawn to play no. 2 and WR41 Jian Zhan (Singapore). David put up a good fight by taking the 2nd set 14 - 12 but was no match for the much higher ranked player. He lost 4 - 1.
David is in the middle of a 5 month period where there's much training and competition. He now prepares for the National Senior Championships in Perth from 28th June - 5th July then 3 days later travels to China for a 3 week training camp leading into the Commonwealth Games (Scotland) at the end of July.
To view David's result against Jian Zhan, plus other Men's matches in the Knockout stage click, Australian Open Men's Singles results