Sun shines at Korea Masters

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Second seed Sun Yu advanced to the semi-finals of the Korea Masters after beating Kaori Imabeppu in her quarter-final on Friday.

The Chinese shuttler needed 56 to beat the Japanese sixth seed, eventually coming through  21-17, 21-13.

In Saturday's semi-final Sun wil take on third seed Bae Yeon Ju, after the Korean dazzled  her home crowd with a 21-10, 21-7demolition of compatriot Kim Ga Eun.

In the other semi-final, Japanese fourth seed Sayaka Sato will face China's Shen Yaying.

Sato beat her countrywoman Kana Ito 21-10, 21-18, while Shen beat Chinese Taipei's Chen Hsiao Huan 21-10, 21-9.