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American teams advance in badminton championships

Updated: August 16, 2005, 1:27 AM ET
Associated Press

ANAHEIM, Calif. -- The men's doubles team of Tony Gunawan and Howard Bach were the only entrants from the United States to win a first-round match Monday at the International Badminton Federation's world championships.

Gunawan and Bach, seeded 13th, will play the Czech Republic's Jan Vondra and Jan Frolich after routing Wales' Matthew Hughes and Martyn Lewis, 15-0, 15-3.

Gunawan, who lives in Fullerton, Calif., won the 2000 Olympic gold medal in men's doubles for Indonesia. ...

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