Lin’s arch rival and world number one Lee Chong Wei of Malaysia also sealed his place after a masterclass against Indonesia’s Tommy Sugiarto.
Lin will meet Vietnam’s Nguyen Tien Minh who took a thrilling third-game victory against Denmark’s Jan O Jorgensen.
Mumbai Roundup: 9 incidents that took place this week
Photos: Ajay Devgn, Parineeti, Tabu at 'Golmaal Again' trailer launch
Photos: Dipika Pallikal Karthik oozes oomph in bikinis and sarees
Photos: Kareena Kapoor Khan's grand birthday bash
Photos: 'Dangal' girls Sanya Malhotra, Fatima Sana Shaikh's dinner outing