The Russian charge at the European Badminton Championships in Karlskrona, Sweden, continued Wednesday with the country's top male and female players qualifying for the third round in straight sets.
Vladimir Ivanov swept aside Dutch veteran Dicky Palyama 21-12, 21-16, while Anastasia Prokopenko ousted Denmark's Karina Jorgensen 21-15, 21-12.
In the doubles, Russia's Sergei Lunev and Evgenia Dimova came back from a set down to snatch a 19-21, 21-16, 21-17 victory against Irish brother and sister team Sam and Chloe Magee.
Earlier Wednesday, Chloe Magee was beaten in the singles by another Russian, Natalia Perminova, who won in straight sets 25-23, 21-6.
Perminova, the Russian No. 4 and world No. 121, will face the winner of Bulgaria's Linda Zerichi and Poland's Kamila Augustyn for a place in the quarterfinal.