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Saina enters Super Series 2nd round

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Category: Badminton News
Published: 18 June 2008
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Saina Nehwal moved into the second round of Indonesia Super series badminton championship after a straight set win over local favourite Rosaria Yusfin Pungkasari in the women's singles in Jakarta on Wednesday.
 

Pia makes it to main round of RI Open

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Category: Badminton News
Published: 18 June 2008
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The Jakarta Post, Jakarta

Pia Zebadiah Bernadet, who stole the show during the recent Uber Cup competition, entered the main round of the US$250,000 Djarum Indonesia Super Series badminton championship at the Bung Karno Sports Stadium in Jakarta on Tuesday.

 

All eyes on the women at the Indon Badminton Open

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Category: Badminton News
Published: 18 June 2008
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KUALA LUMPUR: For Malaysia, the main focus at the Indonesia Open, which begins today at the Istora Senayan in Jakarta, will be on the women's doubles pair of Chin Eei Hui-Wong Pei Tty.
 

Shuttler Chong Wei scores a first in lopsided final (pic)

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Category: Badminton News
Published: 17 June 2008
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KUALA LUMPUR: National number one Lee Chong Wei gave a show of class to emerge as the first Malaysian to win the Singapore Open men's singles title at the republic's indoor stadium yesterday.

The world number two and top seed Chong Wei took only 29 minutes to crush Simon Santoso of Indonesia 21-13, 21-5 in one of the most lopsided men's singles finals in a Super Series event.

And Mohd Zakry Abdul Latif-Mohd Fairuzizuan Mohd Tazari made it a more memorable outing for Malaysia by winning their first career men's doubles title – beating compatriots Gan Teik Chai-Woon Lin Fui 21-18, 21-17 in the final.

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On the double: Singapore Open winners Mohd Zakry and Mohd Fairuzizuan posing with Gan Teck Chai and Woon Lin Fui after the cheque presentation ceremony. - bernama

 

Lee plans to do it his way

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Category: Badminton News
Published: 17 June 2008
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WINNING the Singapore Open seems to mean nothing and he remains non-committal on his Olympic target.