Bangkok: World junior bronze medalist Lee Zii Jia of Malaysia pulled off an upset against ninth seed Ihsan Maulana Mustofa of Indonesia in the 3rd round of Thailand Masters, outlasting the Indonesian 21-19, 21-14 in 44 minutes.
Kuala Lumpur: World No. 1 Lee Chong Wei who tore the medial collateral ligament in his left knee last Saturday during a training session after falling on a slippery mat at the newly built Academy Badminton Malaysia in Bukit Kiara, was reportedly able to resume normal training early next week.
Bangkok: Indonesia's men's doubles legend Hendra Setiawan and his new partner Tan Boon Heong of Malaysia won their first match at the Thailand Masters Grand Prix Gold in straight sets 21-16, 21-17 against Altof Barriq/Reinard Dhanriano of Indonesia on Wednesday.
Kuala Lumpur: After Lee Chong Wei tore the medial collateral ligament (MCL) on his left knee during a training session last Saturday, Lee had fired off a vicious response to technical director of Badminton Association of Malaysia (BAM) - Morten Frost for being more concerned about his retirement schedule than trying to provide him with more support and appropriate care for his injury.
Kuala Lumpur: Ever since Lee Chong Wei tore his medial collateral ligament (MCL) on his left knee last Saturday during a training session, tensions have been reportedly boiling in Badminton Association of Malaysia (BAM) between Lee Chong Wei and BAM's technical director Morten Frost.