Friday, November 17, 2017

Lee Chong Wei serves up sweet revenge against Brice Leverdez to enter China Open quarters

Lee Chong Wei takes revenge on Brice Leverdez in China Open second round.
Fuzhou: Lee Chong Wei of Malaysia has avenged World Championships defeat to Frenchman Brice Leverdez with an almost flawless badminton display in the second round of China Open on Thursday. The former World No. 1 Malaysian forged to a 21-6, 21-9 victory in just 31 minutes with a majestic exhibition. "I didn't expect the match to be as easy as it...

Jeremy Gan’s last day at BAM

BadmintonPlanet wishes Jeremy Gan (left) the best of luck in all of his future endeavors. (photo: Bernama)
Kuala Lumpur: Jeremy Gan arrived at Academy Badminton Malaysia on November 16th with mixed emotions, as that was his last day with Badminton Association of Malaysia (BAM). Gan who joined BAM at the age of 14, has spent total of 24 years with the organization both as a player and as a coach. "I would like to thank BAM for giving...

Lee Chong Wei earns chance for Brice Leverdez revenge at China Open

Can't wait to see Lee Chong Wei take on Brice Leverdez in the second round of China Open. (photo: BWF)
Fuzhou: Former World No. 1 Lee Chong Wei of Malaysia secured the chance of a revenge over Brice Leverdez of France in the China Open second round after beating his Taiwanese opponent Hsu Jen-hao in straight sets, 21-5, 21-7 on Wednesday. The Malaysian seventh seed came through a relatively easy first round match at the Haixia Olympic Sports Center, will...

Lin Dan knocked out of China Open by Jonatan Christie

Looking forward to more actions from Lin Dan at next week’s Hong Kong Open. (photo: AP)
Fuzhou: Five-time World champion and two-time Olympic champion Lin Dan was knocked out on home soil by Jonatan Christie of Indonesia in the first round of the Tahoe China Badminton Open at Haixia Olympic Sports Center in Fuzhou, China on Wednesday. Lin Dan got off to a strong start in the first set by taking the quick lead before Jonatan...

Goh Soon Huat/Shevon Jemie Lai face tough tasks at China Open

Goh Soon Huat (left) and Shevon Jemie Lai are set to face major challenges at the 2017 China Open. (photo: Bernama)
Fuzhou: World No. 14 mixed doubles pair Goh Soon Huat/Shevon Jemie Lai of Malaysia will have to do things the hard way if they are to win their first Super Series title in Fuzhou, when they are slated to kick off their China Open first round on Wednesday. Speaking to Malaysian on Tuesday, Lai admitted they have been given a...

Vivian Hoo-Woon Khe Wei target impressive outing at China and Hong Kong Open

Vivian Hoo-Woon Khe Wei must use China Open to find their momentum to keep going and find ways to win. (photo: Bernama)
Fuzhou: Malaysia's women's doubles coach Wong Pei Tty was aiming for successful runs for the women's doubles pair Vivian Hoo-Woon Khe Wei ahead of the China Open (Nov 14 to Nov 19) and Hong Kong Open (Nov 21 to Nov 26) as they stepped up preparations in the training camp. According to Wong, she was not expecting Hoo/Woon to win...

Lee Chong Wei/Cai Yun win men’s doubles title at 2017 Badminton Asia Elite Tour (2 pictures)

Lee Chong Wei and Cai Yun in actions at the 2017 Chengdu Badminton Asia Elite Tour.
Chengdu: Sponsored by China Olympic Complex Group Company, the 2017 Badminton Asia Elite tour was held in Chengdu from 10th to 12th of November 2017, and both Lee Chong Wei/Cai Yun emerged as the men’s doubles champions, walking away with USD $24,000. The Chengdu leg of the 2017 Badminton Asia Elite tour included not only men's singles superstar Lee Chong...

Kento Momota claims Macau Open title

Kento Momota can go back to play in the Super Series tournaments possibly early next year
Macau: Sunday was a memorable milestone for Kento Momota, who just won his fifth title of the year at Macau Open and his first Grand Prix Gold tournament since his ban for illegal gambling was lifted in May. Playing against Ihsan Maulana Mustofa of Indonesia in the final, Momota had some trouble returning Mustofa's strong forehand smashes in the first...

Kidambi Srikanth pulls out of China Open due to leg injury

Kidambi Srikanth creates history by becoming the first Indian player to win four Super Series titles in a year. (photo: AP)
Mumbai: World No. 2 men's singles player Kidambi Srikanth of India has withdrawn from the China Open that will be held from November 14 to November 19 after aggravating a leg injury during India's Senior National Badminton Championships last week. "My doctor has asked me to take a rest after a muscle strain that happened in the Nationals. Therefore, I...

Kento Momota to meet Ihsan Maulana Mustofa in Macau Open final

Kento Momota shows he's in strong form ahead of Macau Open final. (photo: AP)
Macau: Former World No. 2 Kento Momota remained on course for his fifth international title after his ban for illegal gambling was lifted in May. Momota has won Yonex/K&D Graphics International Series in USA, 2017 Belgian International, Czech Open and Dutch Open and finished runner-up at the Canada Open since July this year, but his 21-8, 21-10 semi-final victory...

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Lee Chong Wei takes revenge on Brice Leverdez in China Open second round.

Lee Chong Wei serves up sweet revenge against Brice Leverdez to enter China Open...

Fuzhou: Lee Chong Wei of Malaysia has avenged World Championships defeat to Frenchman Brice Leverdez with an almost flawless badminton display in the second...
BadmintonPlanet wishes Jeremy Gan (left) the best of luck in all of his future endeavors. (photo: Bernama)

Jeremy Gan’s last day at BAM

Kuala Lumpur: Jeremy Gan arrived at Academy Badminton Malaysia on November 16th with mixed emotions, as that was his last day with Badminton Association...
Can't wait to see Lee Chong Wei take on Brice Leverdez in the second round of China Open. (photo: BWF)

Lee Chong Wei earns chance for Brice Leverdez revenge at China Open

Fuzhou: Former World No. 1 Lee Chong Wei of Malaysia secured the chance of a revenge over Brice Leverdez of France in the China...