In the quarterfinals of the badminton mixed doubles, the pair of Yuta Watanabe and Arisa Higashino, who ranked 5th in the world, beat the pair of Thai Dechapon Puawaranukuro and Sapsiree Taerattanachai, who ranked 2nd in the world. In this event, I decided to advance to the semi-finals for the first time as a Japanese player.

The pair of Watanabe and Higashino lost the first game 15 to 21, but won the second game 21 to 16 and the third game 21 to 14 in a row, with a game count of 2 to 1.