Goh Soon Huat/Shevon Jemie Lai fall short of Thailand GPG title

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Goh Soon Huat/Shevon Jemie Lai finish in second place at the Thailand GPG.
Goh Soon Huat/Shevon Jemie Lai finish in second place at the Thailand GPG.

Bangkok: Malaysia’s Goh Soon Huat/Shevon Jemie Lai came up short of claiming their first Grand Prix Gold title on Sunday.

The No. 5 seeds from Malaysia lost 13-21, 21-16, 12-21 to the 2016 World Junior champions He Jiting/Du Yue of China in the mixed final held at Nimibutr Stadium in Bangkok.

In men’s singles, India’s Sai Praneeth bounced back from dropping a set to win the title against Jonatan Christie of Indonesia.

No. 4 seed Jonatan Christie took the opening game 21-17 before Praneeth took the match to decider by winning the second set 21-18.

Praneeth manage to fend off Christie’s challenge at the end of third set by winning the decider 21-19.

In the men’s doubles final, Indonesia’s fifth seeds Berry Angriawan/Hardianto Hardianto beat Germany’s unseeded pair Raphael Beck and Peter Kaesbauer 21-16, 21-16 for the men’s doubles crown.

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