World Superseries Finals: Chris and Gabby Adcock lose opener

Chris and Gabby Adcock
Chris and Gabby Adcock won Commonwealth mixed doubles gold in Glasgow

England's Chris and Gabby Adcock lost to Korean pair Kim Ha-na and Ko Sung-hyun in their opening group match at the World Superseries Finalsexternal-link in Dubai.

The husband-and-wife pair had a match point in the third and deciding game but lost 14-21 21-18 22-20.

The Adcocks must now beat China's world number one pairing Zhang Nan and Zhao Yunlei on Thursday to have any chance of reaching the semi-finals.

Gabby Adcock said: "It's frustrating holding match point and losing."