Latest Badminton News and Articles

Korea Open - Chong Wei Breezes Into Second Round

1 1 1 1 1 1 1 1 1 1
Category: Badminton News Published: 14 January 2010
Posted by BadmintonPlanet.com Hits: 952

Datuk Lee Chong Wei breezed into the second round when he easily outclassed England's Andrew Smith in straight sets in his opening match in the 2010 Korean Open Badminton Championships at Seoul's Olympics Fencing Stadium on Wednesday.

The 27-year-old world number one men's singles player settled the match in 21-4 and 21-14.

He next meets minnow Marc Zwiebler of Germany.

Besides, Chong Wei, Kuan Beng Hong also marched into the second round after despatching South Korea's Jang Young Soo in a three-set thriller of 25-23, 18-21, 21-16 and will have to contend with Jang's compatriot Park Sung Hwan next.
However, Malaysia's other singles players Tan Chung Seang Chong Wei Feng were knocked out of the USD300,000 (RM1,000,000) tournament when they lost their respective opening matches.

The same fate befell Wong Mew Choo, Malaysia's top women's singles player, when she went down to Mi Zhou of Hong Kong in 21-10, 10-21, 11-21.

Malaysia's men's doubles pair of Gan Teik Chai-Tan Bin Shen were also shown the exit after they lost to Taiwanese pair Fang Chieh Min-Lee Sheng Mu in 19-21, 16-21.

  • No comments found

Facebook

Twitter

Google Plus

Replays: Superseries Finals 2014

2014 Dubai Superseries Finals Badminton Videos

Watch Replays

  • Recent News
  • Popular
Lin Dan: Shuttlers should have more freedom in choosing tournaments

England: Lin Dan, widely regarded as the greatest men's sing

Happy New Year! Reliving the top 10 greatest moments of Malaysian badminton from 2014

Kuala Lumpur: 2014 may not have been a stellar year for Mala

Morten Frost faces challenges to revive Malaysian badminton

Kuala Lumpur: As former Danish great Morten Frost Hansen beg

The love story of Derek Wong and Vanessa Neo

By Cheryl Tay The love story of Singapore badminton players

Carolina Marin Receives Sport Merit Royal Order

Madrid: The winner of 2014 BWF Badminton World Championships

Lin Dan joins torch relay for 2014 Youth Olympics

Nanjing: Two times Olympic gold medalist Lin Dan was one of

Recommended badminton news for you