Latest Badminton News and Articles

It's all over for Malaysia at Indonesian Open (pic)

1 1 1 1 1 1 1 1 1 1
Category: Badminton News Published: 27 September 2013
Posted by BadmintonPlanet.com Hits: 309

KUALA LUMPUR: Malaysia’s challenge in the Indonesian Open Grand Prix Gold at Yogyakarta came to an end when mixed doubles pair Ong Jian Guo-Lim Yin Loo went down fighting in the quarter-finals on Friday.

Jian Guo-Yin Loo, the world No. 37 and currently the third ranked pair in the country, fought gallantly for one hour and 14 minutes before losing 21-18, 19-21, 19-21 to Indonesians Edi Subaktiar-Gloria Emanuelle. file photo of Ong Jian Guo-Lim Yin Loo. The mixed doubles pair went down fighting in the Indonesian Open Grand Prix Gold quarter-finals on Sept 27, 2013. They lost 21-18, 19-21, 19-21 to Indonesians Edi Subaktiar-Gloria Emanuelle.

With their narrow defeat Friday, Malaysia’s interest in the tournament is over.

In the absence of Malaysia in the men’s singles event, Indonesia’s top four men singles players – Sony Dwi Kuncoro, Simon Santoso, Dionysius Hayom Rumbaka and Tommy Sugiarto – lived up to their billings to check into the semi-finals.

On Saturday, seniors Sony and Simon’s position will come under threat when they take on their younger compatriots Dionysius and Tommy respectively for places in the final.

There was a major upset in the men’s doubles when reigning world champions Mohd Ahsan-Hendra Setiawan were beaten 8-21, 21-19, 21-18 by their talented younger team-mates Ronald Alexander-Selvanus Geh.

Indonesia’s move to pair up former world champion Markis Kido with youngster Gideon Markus Fernaldi proved to be a hit when they dumped China’s Li Junhui-Liu Yuchen 21-16, 21-18 to set up a meeting with Ronald-Selvanus.

  • No comments found

Facebook

Twitter

Google Plus

YouTube

Replays: Sudirman Cup 2015

2015 Sudirman Cup badminton video

Watch Replays

Related Badminton News

  • Recent News
  • Popular
Lee Chong Wei heads to Jakarta with boosted confidence

Kuala Lumpur:  With four days to go before the start of

Zulfadli Zulkiffli tops Chou Tien Chen at World Championships 1st round

Jakarta: Unseeded Zulfadli Zulkiffli sailed through his open

Lee Chong Wei is back! (video)

By: BadmintonPlanet.com When He Loses, You Stay With Him!Wh

The love story of Derek Wong and Vanessa Neo

By Cheryl Tay The love story of Singapore badminton players

Video: Badminton is the most "dangerous" sport on earth

Hanoi: Thanks to the quick work of a match referee, no-one w

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