SOO Teck Zhi was untested as he joined a host of Malaysian shuttlers in the third round of the World Junior Championships in Bangkok yesterday.
Teck Zhi, the Asian Junior champion, defeated Luis Ramon Garrido of Mexico 21-11, 21-12 in the second round and will meet Yang Sheng Jie of Taiwan today.
Soong Joo Ven was stretched to three games by Sweden's Felix Burestedt before winning 22-24, 21-16, 21-17 and faces Max Weissskirchen of Germany in the third round.
Lim Chi Wing made a big impact when he defeated Indonesia's top shuttler Fikri Ihsandi Hadmadi 21-19, 21-18 to set up a third round clash with Aditya Joshi of India.
Cheam June Wei was the only Malaysian player in the boys' singles to be shown the exit after he lost 21-17, 21-15 to Muhamad Bayu Panghistu in the second round.