It seems Japan's badminton association has decided to pair women's doubles fan-favorite Yuki Fukushima with the hard-hitting mixed doubles specialist Arisa Higashino. The new women's doubles combination will debut in the Denmark Open 2021, which is scheduled for October 19-24. I, for one, am excited about this pairing. I feel bad for Sayaka Hirota and pray she recovers soon. But Yuki needs a partner and Arisa is a perfect fit, at least on paper. Can't wait for their debut at the Denmark Open.