• Zulfadli Zulkiffli, Tai An Khang/Hong Kheng Yew in Singapore Open main draw

    Singapore: Malaysia had a dismal performance in the Singapore Open qualifying on Tuesday, until Malaysia's former world junior champion Zulfadli Zulkiffli lit it up by defeating R. M. V. Gurusaidutt of India 21-14, 16-21, 21-17 before facing his brother in the second qualifying round.

    The 23-year-old Zulfadli needed only 22 minutes to see off his brother Zulhelmi 21-14, 21-11 to advance to the main draw. Zulfadli will play last week's Malaysia Open semi-finalist Christie Jonatan on Wednesday.Zulfadli Zulkiffli needs big break through in international badminton.

    Zulfadli Zulkiffli needs big break through in international badminton.

  • Chan Peng Soon/Goh Liu Ying in New Zealand Open second round

    Auckland: Malaysia's mixed doubles pair Chan Peng Soon-Goh Liu Ying made a resounding start to their New Zealand Open campaign when they put up a spirited fightback, coming from 15-20 to storm past Chang Ko-chi/Chang Hsin-tien of Taiwan 22-20 in the first set of the USD 120,000 Grand Prix Gold badminton tournament on Wednesday. The Taiwanese pair appeared demoralized in the second set, and Chan/Goh wasted no time to produce a thrilling performance to notch up a 21-15 win in the second set.03 24 2016 badminton news chan peng soon goh liu ying

    03 24 2016 badminton news chan peng soon goh liu ying

  • Daren Liew off to good start in New Zealand

    Auckland: Tuesday was a good day for the former Badminton Association of Malaysia (BAM) player Daren Liew. The 2012 French Open men's singles winner needed only 34 minutes to outclass Taiwan’s Liu Wei-chi 21-17, 21-13 in the first round at the New Zealand Open in Auckland.Daren Liew looking to rejuvenate his career with fresh start in New Zealand Open. (photo: GettyImages)

    Daren Liew looking to rejuvenate his career with fresh start in New Zealand Open. (photo: GettyImages)

  • Goh V Shem/Tan Wee Kiong in Syed Modi semis

    Lucknow: Riding the momentum from an impressive second round win against No. 4 seeds Ko Sung Hyun/Shin Baek Cheol Thursday, Malaysia's top men's doubles pair Goh V Shem/Tan Wee Kiong picked up another convincing win over the No. 6 seeds Vladimir Ivanov/Ivan Sozonov of Russia Friday afternoon , prevailing with 21-16, 21-15 in 33 minutes.Goh V Shem/Tan Wee Kiong face tough task against Mathias Boe/Carsten Mogensen in Syed Modi semis.

    Goh V Shem/Tan Wee Kiong face tough task against Mathias Boe/Carsten Mogensen in Syed Modi semis.

  • Zulfadli, Goh V Shem/Tan Wee Kiong in Syed Modi quarters

    Lucknow: Malaysian shuttlers Zulfadli Zulkiffli got the better of his compatriot Goh Giap Chin 13-21, 21-16, 21-16 to advance to the quarter-finals of Syed Modi GP on Thursday.

    Zulkiffli will play No. 11 seed Boonsak Ponsana on Friday.Zulfadli Zulkiffli still has chance to qualify for Rio Olympics if he could do well in upcoming tournaments.

    Zulfadli Zulkiffli still has chance to qualify for Rio Olympics if he could do well in upcoming tournaments.

  • Iskandar Zulkarnain & Tee Jing Yi advance in Malaysia National GP Finals

    Kuala Lumpur: Men's singles and women's singles top seed Iskandar Zulkarnain Zainuddin and Tee Jing Yi were among the winners on Thursday as the Malaysia National GP Finals got underway at Juara Stadium in Bukit Kiara.Tee Jing Yi has a good chance of winning the 2015 Malaysia National GP Finals. (photo: GettyImages)

    Tee Jing Yi has a good chance of winning the 2015 Malaysia National GP Finals. (photo: GettyImages)

  • Tan Kian Meng/Low Juan Shen advance to Indonesian Masters 2nd round

    Malang: Despite playing two matches in the qualifying round yesterday, Malaysia's young men's doubles Tan Kian Meng-Low Juan Shen who were only playing in their second tournament as a pair has plenty of energy left in the tank, as they dashed past Indonesia's Yohanes Rendy Sugiarto-Afiat Yuris Wirawan 21-11, 21-19 in the first round of Indonesian Masters main draw in Malang on Wednesday.Tan Kian Meng/Low Juan Shen are getting pretty solid in men's doubles.

    Tan Kian Meng/Low Juan Shen are getting pretty solid in men's doubles.

  • P.V. Sindhu downs Akane Yamaguchi to set up Minatsu Mitani final at Macau Open

    Macau: Two-time Macau Open defending champion P.V Sindhu's enduring brilliance and her sheer hatred of losing allowed her to withstand a stunning fightback by Akane Yamaguchi and remained undefeated at the Macau Open on Saturday.

    World No. 12 Sindhu got off to an excellent start in the first set as she took the game 21-8 in approximately 14 minutes.P.V. Sindhu to play Minatsu Mitani in the Macau Open final on Sunday. (photo: Macau Open)

    P.V. Sindhu to play Minatsu Mitani in the Macau Open final on Sunday. (photo: Macau Open)

  • Goh Soon Huat pulls past B. S Praneeth into Macau Open semis

    Macau: Malaysian men's singles shuttler Goh Soon Huat had to roll through a spirited opponent on Friday before he found a way to summon his best badminton when it mattered the most to race past India's B. Sai Praneeth down the stretch with 21-16, 21-23, 21-13 in 70 minutes.P. V Sindhu is two wins away from her first major trophy this season.

    P. V Sindhu is two wins away from her first major trophy this season.

  • Goh Soon Huat, P.V Sindhu enter quarter-finals of Macau Open

    Macau: Goh Soon Huat became Malaysia's sole representative left in the Macau Open when he defeated Wang Tzu Wei of Chinese Taipei 22-20, 22-20 in the third round of Macau Open in 47 minutes on Thursday. Goh will play No. 15 seed B. Sai Praneeth on Friday.

    The women's competition saw two-time defending champion and No. 5 seed P.V Sindhu of India defeated Indonesia's Lindaweni Fanetri 21-17 21-18 in a women's singles match that lasted 46 minutes. The world No. 12 will next take on China's Chen Yufei.Hope Goh Soon Huat could deliver good results at Macau Open.

    Hope Goh Soon Huat could deliver good results at Macau Open.

  • Macau Open: Low Juan Shen/Tan Kian Meng pull off stunners against Liu Xiaolong/Qiu Zihan

    Macau: Young Malaysian pair Low Juan Shen/Tan Kian Meng gave their team much to celebrate on Wednesday as they pulled off the biggest upset of the day to beat No. 1 seed Liu Xiaolong/Qiu Zihan of China 21-19, 21-14 in men's doubles first round of Macau Open.Way to go Tan Kian Meng (left)/Low Juan Shen! (photo: Macau Open)

    Way to go Tan Kian Meng (left)/Low Juan Shen! (photo: Macau Open)
  • Korea Masters: Zulfadli Zulkiffli romps into third round

    Jeonju City: No. 9 seed in men's singles Zulfadli Zulkiffli of Malaysia was in sizzling form in the first and second round of Korea Masters Grand Prix Gold on Wednesday, dashed past Korean Shin Kyung Deok 21-4, 21-5 in his first round match, and glided into the third round after he ushered Japanese Riichi Takeshita out of the tournament 21-15, 21-10 in the men's second round that was held later Wednesday.Best of luck to Zulfadli Zulkiffli at Korea Masters.

    Best of luck to Zulfadli Zulkiffli at Korea Masters.

  • Goh Soon Huat, Koo Kien Keat/Tan Boon Heong hold off gallant opponents to reach Dutch Open semis

    Almore: Goh Soon Huat, Koo Kien Keat/Tan Boon Heong remain on course in their bid to lift the Dutch Open title but not without getting a tough fight from their opponents in the quarter-finals on Friday.Koo Kien Keat/Tan Boon Heong rally from set down to cruise into Dutch Open semis. (photo: René Lagerwaard)

    Koo Kien Keat/Tan Boon Heong rally from set down to cruise into Dutch Open semis. (photo: René Lagerwaard)

  • Koo Kien Keat/Tan Boon Heong, Iskandar in Dutch Open quarters

    Almere: No. 7 seeds men's doubles pair Koo Kien Keat/Tan Boon Heong of Malaysia on Thursday survived a stern test from unseeded world number 53 Bastian Kersaudy/Gaetan Mittelheisser of France to reach the quarter-finals of the Dutch Open after a tense three-set encounter.Koo Kien Keat/Tan Boon Heong have regained some upward momentum in their recent outings. (photo: BWF)

    Koo Kien Keat/Tan Boon Heong have regained some upward momentum in their recent outings. (photo: BWF)

  • BAM launch player exchange program with Denmark

    Kuala Lumpur: The Badminton Association of Malaysia (BAM) have devised a six-week shuttler exchange program with Denmark aimed to provide numerous opportunities to facilitate, to  guide, and to develop badminton players from both countries.In addition to Denmark, Morten Frost should also design an exchange program with shuttlers and coaches from China.

    In addition to Denmark, Morten Frost should also design an exchange program with shuttlers and coaches from China.

  • Lee Chong Wei/Vivian Hoo, Goh Jin Wei advance to Perak Open finals

    Kuala Lumpur: Malaysian badminton superstar, Lee Chong Wei, and his mixed doubles partner Vivian Hoo, both playing equally well to stun the top seeds Tan Aik Quan/Lai Pei Jing 21-9, 21-12 in the semi-finals of Perak Open on Wednesday.

    Lee Chong Wei and Vivian Hoo are no strangers to teaming up together, having taken home the 2012 Maybank National Circuit Selangor Open title after defeated No. 1 mixed double in Malaysia, Chan Peng Soon/Goh Liu Ying 21-15, 27-25. Lee/Hoo will take on second seeds Tan Chee Tean/Shevon Lai in the final on Thursday. Tan Chee Tean/Shevon Lai won a hard-fought three-set semi-finals against Tan Kian Meng/Peck Yen Wei with 21-13, 15-21, 21-9 in 49 minutes.May be Lee Chong Wei should seriously consider playing in doubles after the 2016 Olympics. (photo: Carmen Chong)

    May be Lee Chong Wei should seriously consider playing in doubles after the 2016 Olympics. (photo: Carmen Chong)

  • Perak Open: Daren Liew ousted in quarters, Lee Chong Wei/Vivian Hoo ease to semis

    Perak: Defending champion Daren Liew took the Perak Open men's singles match all the way to its limit only to fall short after being beaten in the quarter-final by Soong Joo Ven on Tuesday.

    The 28-year-old fourth seed went down 22-20, 13-21, 9-21 to Soong Joo Ven, who is ranked No. 112 in the world.Iskandar Zulkarnain Zainuddin plays relentlessly and aggressively in the Perak Open quarter-finals.

    Iskandar Zulkarnain Zainuddin plays relentlessly and aggressively in the Perak Open quarter-finals.

  • Lee Chong Wei/Vivian Hoo to 2nd round at 2015 Perak Open

    Perak: Whether it was for fun or whether Lee Chong Wei needed to create some room for the very much-needed relaxation ahead of world championships, the serious Perak Open badminton tournament that kicked off three days ago, turned in to a fun time when Lee stepped onto badminton court with Vivian Hoo to play in the first round of mixed doubles on Monday. Lee/Vivian's scary power, speed and athleticism proved too much for a courageous Mohd Lutfi Zaim Bin Abdul Khalid/Julia Wong Pei Xian pair, winning the match 21-10, 21-16 and advancing into second round where they will face Lim Tiat Long/Ng Sin Zou on Tuesday.Lee Chong Wei seems to enjoy playing mixed doubles with Vivian Hoo. (photo: howkt)

    Lee Chong Wei seems to enjoy playing mixed doubles with Vivian Hoo. (photo: howkt)

  • New Zealand Open: Hoon Thien How-Lim Khim Wah reach semis

    Auckland: World No. 257 Hoon Thien How-Lim Khim Wah of Malaysia overcame a shaky second set to secure their passages into the men's doubles semi-final of New Zealand Open on Friday. But following defeats for the other remaining Malaysian players, Hoon Thien How-Lim Khim Wah found themselves to be Malaysia's sole hope in the tournament.Lim Khim Wah (left) and Hoon Thien How are both very talented men's doubles player. (photo: New Zealand badminton)

    Lim Khim Wah (left) and Hoon Thien How are both very talented men's doubles player. (photo: New Zealand badminton)

  • Tan Aik Quan/Lai Pei Jing, Vivian Hoo/Woon Khe Wei advance to last 16 of German Open

    Germany: The freshly reunited Malaysian mixed doubles partners Tan Aik Quan/Lai Pei Jing gave their off-and-on partnership a boost on Wednesday when they recovered from a slow start in the first set (by rescuing two set points) to battle past fifth seeds Sudket Prapakamol/Saralee Thoungthongkam of Thailand 25-23, 21-19 in 47 minutes. Tan/Lai will play Sam Magee/Chloe Magee of Ireland on Friday.Hopefully Tan Aik Quan-Lai Pei Jing's partnership will become permanent

    Hopefully Tan Aik Quan-Lai Pei Jing's partnership will become permanent

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