Surrey Smashers fans will be treated to a night of top quality badminton on Monday evening as Rio 2016 bronze medal winners Chris Langridge and Marcus Ellis are set to go head-to-head in the 2016/17 AJ Bell National Badminton League.
Surrey Smashers vs Team Derby
2016/17 AJ Bell National Badminton League
Monday 9 January, 7.30pm
Surrey Sports Park, Guildford Click here to buy tickets
Smashers captain Langridge, who partnered with Ellis to secure bronze in the Olympic men's doubles last summer, will go up against Ellis in the mixed and men's doubles for Monday's visit of Team Derby. Marie Ropke and Lauren Smith complete the mixed line-up.
Sam Parsons hits the court in the men's singles after securing his first match win for Smashers against Nottingham last time out. He faces 19 year old University of Derby student Ryan Quek.
Smashers' young star Abigail Holden returns to action against Malaysian Commonwealth medallist Lyddia Cheah Yi Yu in the women's singles, before Ropke pairs with Sophie Brown in the women's doubles against Lauren Smith and Kate Robertshaw.
Langridge and Ellis also face off in the final match of the night in the men's doubles, pairing with Tom Wolfenden and Nico Rupponen.
There are still tickets available for Monday night's match, which will be the last home Smashers game this season!
Tickets are priced at £10 for adults and £7 for juniors/students, with group discounts also available.
If you missed out on a chance to see Chris Langridge and his Olympic medal at the last Smashers home game then this is your last chance this season! Chris will be around before and after the game for photos with his medal, and you may even get to meet Derby's Marcus Ellis too!
Full order of play vs Team Derby
XD: Chris Langridge/Marie Ropke vs Marcus Ellis/Lauren Smith
MS: Sam Parsons vs Ryan Quek
WS: Abigail Holden vs Lyddia Cheah Yi Yu
WD: Marie Ropke/Sophie Brown vs Lauren Smith/Kate Robertshaw
MD: Chris Langridge/Tom Wolfenden vs Marcus Ellis/Nico Rupponen