Latest Badminton News and Articles

Women’s doubles pair Pei Tty-Eei Hui hope to reach semis

1 1 1 1 1 1 1 1 1 1
Category: Badminton News Published: 16 August 2007
Written by BadmintonPlanet.com Hits: 779
Women’s doubles pair Pei Tty-Eei Hui hope to reach semis

THE top national women’s doubles pair of Wong Pei Tty-Chin Eei Hui will be looking for a breakthrough performance in their fourth appearance in the World Championships.
Image
Jumping for joy: Malaysia’s Wong Pei Tty (left) and Chin Eei Hui celebrate after beating Japan’s Satoko Suetsuna and Miyuki Maeda in the third round yesterday.

The eighth-seeded Malaysians advanced to the quarter-finals with a 21-15, 14-21, 21-14 win over Japan’s Miyuki Maeda-Satoko Suetsuna yesterday to set up a match against third seeds and Olympic champions Yang Wei-Zhang Jiewen of China.

 Yang Wei-Jiewen were reunited for the World Championships after months of separation.  

Yang Wei had partnered Zhao Tingting but the latter’s performance was far from satisfactory. They were beaten by Indonesians Vita Marissa-Lilyana Natsir in the China Masters in Chengdu in July and Jiewen was brought back to partner Yang Wei.

While admitting they will face an uphill task against the Chinese, Pei Tty-Eei Hui are quietly optimistic of putting up a fight.

The Malaysians were losers to the Chinese in the semi-finals of the All-England early this year.

“We gave them a fight the last time and we hope to go one better this time and play in the semi-finals of the World Championships,” said Pei Tty.

“We used to be more defensive and take a play safe approach but our coach (Cheah Soon Kit) wants us to attack more.”

In their debut in the championships in Birmingham in 2003, Pei Tty-Eei Hui reached the second round. They were quarter-finalists in Anaheim in 2005 and in Madrid last year.  

                                                                                                                                         (source: The Star Online)

 

  • No comments found

Facebook

Twitter

Google Plus

Replays: French Open 2014

playbutton-2014-square-french-open

Watch Replays

Related Badminton News

  • Recent News
  • Popular
We're not giving up on you, Chong Wei!

Kuala Lumpur: World number one Lee Chong Wei arrived at the

Lee Chong Wei pulls out from Hong Kong Open

Hong Kong: World number one Lee Chong Wei will not defend hi

BAM offer Morten Frost Hansen job as national technical director

Kuala Lumpur: After chairing the 2014 Asian Games post-morte

Lin Dan joins torch relay for 2014 Youth Olympics

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

Carolina Marin Receives Sport Merit Royal Order

Madrid: The winner of 2014 BWF Badminton World Championships

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

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

Recommended Videos

  • 2014 Singapore Open - Badminton Videos
  • 2013 Denmark Open - Badminton Videos
  • 2014 Korea Open - Badminton Videos
  • 2014 Malaysia Open - Badminton Videos
  • 2013 India Open - Badminton Videos
  • 2013 Japan Open - Badminton Videos
  • 2013 Hong Kong Open - Badminton Videos
  • 2014 India Open - Badminton Videos
  • 2013 World Championships - Badminton Videos
  • 2014 All England - Badminton Videos
  • 2013 World Superseries Finals - Badminton Videos
  • 2013 Indonesia Open - Badminton Videos
Previous Next