Yuki Fukushima/Sayaka Hirota (JPN) bt Chen Qingchen/Jia Yifan (CHN) 21-10 21-16
The score did not reflect the incredible quality of the match, with some rallies falling just shy of two minutes long. Both pairs got off to a great start with only two points separating them throughout the first half of the opening game. But once the Japanese returned from the break at 11-8, they charged ahead winning eight consecutive points which lead them to the take the first game.
While the second game remained close throughout, the Japanese second seeds were visibly maintain the strongest strategy with an unbreakable defence and ruthless attack to win in two straight games.