Top seeds Chen Long and Lin Dan modernized a second turn of a Yonex German Open on Tuesday.
Long, who is seeded second, done brief work of Japan’s Kenta Nishimoto, defeating him 21-10, 21-9 on a courts of a Innogy Sports Hall in Mulheim an der Ruhr.
Third seed Lan Dan breezed past Siril Verma of India 21-12, 21-10. The Chinese luminary faces qualifier Mateusz Dubowski in a second round.
Elsewhere, Japan’s Kanta Tsuneyama knocked out fourth seed Houwei Tian 21-15, 21-15 while fifth seed Ng Ka Long Angus kick Max Weisskirchen 21-10, 21-9.
Seventh seed Marc Zwiebler and ninth seed Hans-Kristina Solberg Vittinghus also modernized to turn dual in Germany.