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Hafiz Moves Into Third Round At Asia Badminton Meet

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Category: Badminton News Published: 14 April 2010
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NEW DELHI, April 14 -- Former All-England champion Muhammad Hafiz Hashim advanced to the third round of the Yonex-Sunrise Badminton Asia Championship 2010, here on Wednesday.

Despite a mild stomach upset yesterday, Hafiz played twice within a short span of time and managed to defeat his lightweight opponents in the qualifying rounds.

In the morning men's singles match, Hafiz overcame an early scare from Thailand's Pakkawat Vilailak, who took the first set 19-21, but Hafiz bounced back to beat him 21-9, 21-6 for the win.

Likewise in the second match against South Korea's Choi Ho Jin, Hafiz, seeded 10th in the tournament, had to toil in three sets before tasting victory.

Hafiz, the 2009 India Open runner-up, defeated the South Korean 21-15, 19-21, 21-11 and tomorrow, he would play against Vietnam's Ngyen Tien Minh, ranked fourth in the tournament.

In the women's single's category, Julia Wong Pei Xian slogged against India's Trupti Murgunde -- beating her rival 21-17, 21-12.

Meanwhile, Lydia Cheah Li Ya also outplayed another Indian player Neha Pandit 21-18, 21-19.

Later, Malaysia's top woman singles player Wong Mew Choo opened her campaign on a high note, trouncing Japan's Hirayama Yu in 21-12, 21-10.

In the mixed doubles, Malaysia's pair Chan Peng Soon and Goh Liu Ying overcame Singapore's Wijaya Hendra and Sari Shinta Mulia 17-21, 21-16, 21-13.

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