Thursday, June 22, 2017

Australian Open: Tan Kian Meng/Lai Pei Jing upset Tontowi Ahmad-Lilyana Natsir

Tan Kian Meng/Lai Pei Jing are rising stars in mixed doubles. (photo: AP)
Sydney: On a day of upsets, Olympic mixed doubles champions Tontowi Ahmad-Lilyana Natsir of Indonesia who just won the Indonesia Open last Sunday, crashed out of the 2017 Australian Open on Wednesday as Malaysian pair Tan Kian Meng/Lai Pei Jing took them down 21-17, 21-16 in the first round in just 39 minutes. Tan/Lai who lost to the Indonesian pair...

Goh V Shem/Tan Wee Kiong suffer early exit at Australian Open

Goh V Shem/Tan Wee Kiong couldn't quite resurrect the breathtaking form that saw them won the silver medal at Rio Olympic. (photo: Bernama)
Sydney: Rio Olympic men's doubles silver medalists Goh V Shem/Tan Wee Kiong were struggling to pull out of their form slump after they crashed out of the Australian Open first round on Wednesday. The former World No. 1 pair reacted badly and completely lost their concentration in the second and third set, bowing out to unseeded Takuto Inoue and Yuki...

Lee Chong Wei, Viktor Axelsen & Verma brothers to skip Australian Open

Lee Chong Wei not fully fit yet, pulls out of Australian Open. (photo: AP)
Kuala Lumpur: Big-name players Lee Chong Wei, Viktor Axelsen, and India’s prominent Verma brothers- Sourabh and Sameer Verma have opted to skip the Crown Group Australian Open Superseries which is scheduled to kick off at Sydney, Australia on the 20th of June. Despite offering an attractive prize money of USD 750,000, the 2016 Korea Open champion Qiao Bin of China...

2017 Indonesia Open – F – Tontowi Ahmad/Liliyana Natsir vs Zheng Siwei/Chen Qingchen

video
2017 Indonesia Open - F - Tontowi Ahmad/Liliyana Natsir vs Zheng Siwei/Chen Qingchen

2017 Indonesia Open – F – Kidambi Srikanth vs Kazumasa Sakai

video
2017 Indonesia Open - F - Kidambi Srikanth vs Kazumasa Sakai

2017 Indonesia Open – F – Li Junhui/Liu Yuchen vs Mathias Boe/Carsten Mogensen

video
2017 Indonesia Open - F - Li Junhui/Liu Yuchen vs Mathias Boe/Carsten Mogensen

2017 Indonesia Open – F – Sayaka Sato vs Sung Ji Hyun

video
2017 Indonesia Open - F - Sayaka Sato vs Sung Ji Hyun

2017 Indonesia Open – F – Chen Qingchen/Jia Yifan vs Chang Ye Na/Lee So Hee

video
2017 Indonesia Open - F - Chen Qingchen/Jia Yifan vs Chang Ye Na/Lee So Hee

Kidambi Srikanth celebrates Father’s Day with Indonesia Open title

Kidambi Srikanth and Kazumasa Sakai share podium after the Indonesia Open men's singles final. (photo: AP)
Jakarta: India's World No. 22 Kidambi Srikanth easily claimed his first ever Indonesia Open title in Jakarta on Sunday and celebrated Father's Day by dedicating his first Super Series title victory since winning the 2015 India Open to his dad K.V.S. Krishna. "Among the three Super Series titles I've won so far (2014 China Open, 2015 India Open, 2017 Indonesia...

Tontowi Ahmad/Liliyana Natsir win Indonesia Open

It is highly possible that Tontowi Ahmad/Liliyana Natsir will play until 2020 Olympic. (photo: Heru Haryono)
Jakarta: Olympic champions No. 6 seeds Tontowi Ahmad/Liliyana Natsir held their nerves to secure a narrow victory against No. 1 seeds Zheng Siwei/Chen Qingchen of China at the Indonesia Open final in Jakarta on Sunday, winning 22-20, 21-15 in 45 minutes. The two pairs went neck-and-neck in the first set as both couldn't open up their lead against the other...

Stay connected

4,865FansLike
218FollowersFollow
23,586FollowersFollow
4,718SubscribersSubscribe

Latest article

Tan Kian Meng/Lai Pei Jing are rising stars in mixed doubles. (photo: AP)

Australian Open: Tan Kian Meng/Lai Pei Jing upset Tontowi Ahmad-Lilyana Natsir

Sydney: On a day of upsets, Olympic mixed doubles champions Tontowi Ahmad-Lilyana Natsir of Indonesia who just won the Indonesia Open last Sunday, crashed...
Goh V Shem/Tan Wee Kiong couldn't quite resurrect the breathtaking form that saw them won the silver medal at Rio Olympic. (photo: Bernama)

Goh V Shem/Tan Wee Kiong suffer early exit at Australian Open

Sydney: Rio Olympic men's doubles silver medalists Goh V Shem/Tan Wee Kiong were struggling to pull out of their form slump after they crashed...
Lee Chong Wei not fully fit yet, pulls out of Australian Open. (photo: AP)

Lee Chong Wei, Viktor Axelsen & Verma brothers to skip Australian Open

Kuala Lumpur: Big-name players Lee Chong Wei, Viktor Axelsen, and India’s prominent Verma brothers- Sourabh and Sameer Verma have opted to skip the Crown...