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Malaysia open 2008: Taufik sent tumbling out of Malaysian Open

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Category: Badminton News
Published: 17 January 2008
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KUALA LUMPUR (Reuters) - Olympic champion Taufik Hidayat tumbled out of the Malaysian Open Super Series after losing 21-18 21-16 to Indonesian compatriot Simon Santoso in the second round on Thursday.
 
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Malaysia open 2008: Koo-Tan survive (pic)

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Category: Badminton News
Published: 17 January 2008
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JIBES and boos from the home fans did not send world number one Koo Kien Keat-Tan Boon Heong crashing to an embarrassing first-round defeat in the Malaysian Open at the Putra Stadium in Bukit Jalil yesterday. 

The top seeded pair started the tournament as the defending champions for the first time and they had to stage a strong fightback from a game down to beat third ranked Indonesians Hendra Gunawan-Joko Riyadi 14-21, 21-17, 21-15. 

Kien Keat-Boon Heong had stared at the exit when they trailed 11-15 in the rubber game. But they got their act back together and went on to seal the match without dropping a point. In fact, the taunting from the fans when they trailed the Indonesians fuelled their fight for survival. 

Kien Keat was not looking too pleased and said that the home fans' reactions did not help make things better. 

“The Indonesian pair were making things difficult for us from the start and we had hoped for better support from our own fans,” he said.

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Splendid start: Chan Chong Ming (right) and Chew Choon Eng celebrate their win over South Korea’s Hwang Ji-man-Lee Jae-jin in the first round of the Malaysian Open. – BERNAMA
 

 
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Malaysia open 2008: Plucky Anita stuns Adriyanti (pic)

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Category: Badminton News
Published: 16 January 2008
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By : K. M. Boopathy and Ajitpal Singh

PROJECT 2010-2012 shuttler Anita Kaur shocked 2005 Sea Games champion Adriyanti Firdasari of Indonesia to advance to the main draw of the Malaysia Open at the Putra Stadium in Bukit Jalil yesterday.

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Anita fought from a set down to win 16-21, 25-23, 21-19.

 

Malaysia open 2008: Lydia struggling to blossom (pic)

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Category: Badminton News
Published: 16 January 2008
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LYDIA Cheah, once considered the future of Malaysia's women's badminton, has hit a slump after failing to make any impact on senior tournaments.
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Lydia Cheah admits she still has a long way to go.
 
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Malaysia open 2008: Hafiz blames poor form on slash in bonus (pic)

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Category: Badminton News
Published: 16 January 2008
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HAFIZ Hashim is not offering excuses for his recent failures but has no qualms about blaming preferential treatment of others in terms of allowances and incentives for his dip in form.

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Hafiz vows to give his all if he is paid more.
 

 
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