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Malaysia's Lee to come back at Hong Kong

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Published: 05 November 2009
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KUALA LUMPUR  - Badminton world number one Lee Chong Wei will return to action at next week's Hong Kong Open after being sidelined with a knee injury for three weeks, local media reported on Thursday.

Malaysian Lee will be battling to hold onto his top ranking in a field that includes Chinese Olympic champion and world number two Lin Dan, the New Straits Times said.

 
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Chong Wei, Lin Dan set to renew rivalry in HK Open (pic)

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Category: Badminton News
Published: 05 November 2009
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PETALING JAYA: The return of world No. 1 Lee Chong Wei to international badminton action and the looming presence of Olympic champion Lin Dan are set to spice things up in the Hong Kong Open from Nov 11-15.

Chong Wei will feature in the penultimate round of the 12-leg Super Series after coming out of a two-month enforced break due to a knee injury.The fight is on: Chong Wei (right) and Lin Dan will be taking part in the Hong Kong Open. Chong Wei is returning to action after a two-month break.

He aggravated the knee injury at the Japan Open, where he lost to Simon Santoso in the quarter-finals.

And the draw for the Hong Kong Open has set up the world No. 1 and Olympic champion for a mouth-watering final encounter.

 

Malaysian Pair Save Four Match Points To Win World Title

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Category: Badminton News
Published: 01 November 2009
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KUALA LUMPUR, Nov 1, Malaysian pair Chooi Kah Ming-Ow Yao Han created a history of their own by saving four match points in the deciding set to win the men's doubles individual title in the World Junior Badminton championships at the Sultan Abdul Halim Indoor Stadium on Sunday night.

Kah Ming-Yao Han beat Muhammad Ullinuha-Berry Angriyawan of Indonesia 19-21, 21-12, 23-21 in a thrilling three-set final which could have gone either way as the Indonesian pair had four match points as the score stood at 20-16 in their favour.

But as the Indonesian pair squandered four match points, the Malaysian duo held their nerves to clinch the match on their second match-point attempt, sending the home crowd into a frenzy.

 

Badminton Duos Triumph in Good Day for Indonesia (pic)

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Category: Badminton News
Published: 01 November 2009
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Markis Kido and Hendra Setiawan capped Indonesia’s most successful Super Series tournament of the year on Sunday, winning the men’s doubles title at the French Open Super Series.Indonesia’s Nova Widianto, right, and partner Liliyana Natsir won the French Open Super Series mixed doubles title with a 21-7, 21-7 defeat of Hendra Aprida Gunawan and Vita Marissa.

Facing Denmark Open champions Koo Kien Keat and Tan Boon Heong of Malaysia, top-seeded Markis and Hendra rallied from one set down to win 15-21, 21-15, 21-14 at the Stade Pierre de Coubertin in Paris.

The Malaysians muscled their way to winning the first set, hitting nine smash winners to the Indonesians’ one as they sprinted ahead after being level at 11-all. That dominance soon faded, though, as Markis and Hendra led for all but one point in the next two games.

Their victory was the cherry on top of an already successful tournament for Indonesia. Nova Widianto and Liliyana Natsir marked their return to the spotlight on Sunday after an eight-month absence from the podium, beating compatriots Hendra Aprida Gunawan and Vita Marissa 21-7, 21-7 in the mixed doubles final.

 

Koo-Tan slay Danish third seeds to enter final

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Category: Badminton News
Published: 01 November 2009
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PETALING JAYA: Koo Kien Keat-Tan Boon Heong rejoiced in their reclaiming of the top spot in the men’s doubles world rankings by sweeping aside Danes Mathias Boe-Carsten Mogensen to reach the French Open men’s doubles final in Paris yesterday.

Kien Keat-Boon Heong sent the third seeds from Denmark packing 21-18, 21-19 in 36 minutes to remain on course for a back-to-back win in Europe.

It was the second time in two weeks Kien Keat-Boon Heong got the better of the Danish pairing.

Kien Keat-Boon Heong climbed to the top spot for the first time in almost two years ahead of South Korea’s Lee Yong-dae-Jung Jae-sung in the latest world rankings following their triumph in the Denmark Open last week.

 
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