KUALA LUMPUR: A decision to switch from singles to doubles is bearing fruit for youngster Vivian Hoo.
She is now in national doubles chief coach Rexy Mainaky’s big plan for future and may even get an early break to feature in the Sudirman Cup mixed team badminton championships, which will be held in Guangzhou from May 10-17.
The 19-year-old Vivian underwent her first session of training under Rexy at the Juara Stadium in Bukit Kiara yesterday together with the others preparing for the Sudirman Cup.
Among those she sparred with was seasoned campaigner Wong Pei Tty. Pei Tty’s partner Chin Eei Hui is now undergoing rehabilitation programme to recover from a back injury.