Cyberjaya: After a strong season debut on Wednesday, Kenichi Tago who was seeking to resurrect his badminton career by playing in Purple League, showed the gap in class when he rolled past Xu Yiming 11-7, 11-9, 5-3 to give his team Petaling BC a 3-0 start over Serdang BC on Thursday.
Hera Desiana Rachmawati then led the charge for Petaling BC in women’s singles by beating Chen Hsiao Huan 11-6, 11-9, 11-8.
The Petaling BC duo Chen Tang Jie/Goh V Shem needed only 17 minutes to prevail over Ooi Zi Heng/Tseng Min Hao to bring their team to a 9-0 advantage.
Agripinna Prima Ramanto/Devi Tika Permatasari and Iskandar Zulkarnain of Petaling BC defeated their opponents in both mixed doubles and men’s singles respectively to secure a 15-1 victory for Petaling BC.
In other tie between BU Dragons BC and defending champions Muar BC, the Dragons gave Muar their second loss of the season by beating Muar 11-7.