Incheon: The reigning Commonwealth Games champions Goh V Shem-Tan Wee Kiong survived a second round fright on Thursday by outlasting Thailand’s Patiphat Chalardchalaem-Wannawat Ampunsuwan 21-19, 15-21, 21-15 in 44 minutes.
Incheon: Having already secured at least a bronze medal, Vivian Hoo-Woon Khe Wei are still in the race for their first Asian Games title after a great escape in the quarter-final match versus Macau’s Wang Rong-Zhang Zhibo.
Incheon: In the battle between Commonwealth Games champions Vivian Hoo-Woon Khe Wei of Malaysia and 2013 world champions Wang Xiaoli-Yu Yang of China at the Asian Games women's doubles last-16 match, the Malaysian pair edged their Chinese rivals in a thrilling decider to advance to the quarter-finals.
Incheon: On Wednesday, unseeded Goh V Shem-Tan Wee Kiong of Malaysia staved off world No. 6 Lee Sheng-mu-Tsai Chia-hsin of Taiwan in a thrilling three-set match at the first round of Asian Games men's doubles event.
Incheon: Despite early exits in both men's and women's team event, Indonesian shuttlers are looking forward for a comeback in the five individual Asian Games badminton events that start on Wednesday, September 24.