Thursday, February 22, 2018
Home Blog Page 483

Koo-Tan thrash German pair to enter third round

ALL-ENGLAND champions Koo Kien Keat-Tan Boon Heong began their World Championships campaign in impressive fashion – routing Germans Roman Spitko-Michael Fuchs in straight games in the second round last night. The second seeded Malaysians took just 26 minutes to win the match 21-12, 21-13. They will play against Poland's Michal Logosz-Robert Mateusiak today for a place in the quarter-finals....

Anup Beats Taufik (pic)

Image
Indonesia's Taufik Hidayat was sensationally dumped from the world badminton championships on Wednesday by unseeded Anup Sridhar from India.Olympic champion Hidayat, who had been seeded No 8 here, clawed his way back into the match after losing the first game, but ultimately had no answer for the lanky Indian, ranked just 41st in the world.India's Anup Sridhar plays a...

2nd big name exits world champs (pic)

Image
KUALA LUMPUR - China's third seed Chen Jin became the second big-name casualty in 24 hours at the world badminton championships on Thursday, when he lost his third round match with Singapore's Ronny Susilo 21-19, 21-14.China's Chen Jin jumps to smash against Singapore's Ronald Susilo during their men's singles match of the World Badminton Championships in Kuala Lumpur August...

Tan Fook-Wan Wah survive stiff test

THE veteran men’s pair of Choong Tan Fook-Lee Wan Wah survived a stiff opening test yesterday. And Koo Kien Keat-Tan Boon Heong joined them in the quarter-finals. While second seeds Kien Keat-Boon Heong were expected to win their third round match, they also had to put in some hard work to beat Poland’s Michal Logosz-Robert Mateusiak 21-17, 21-19. ...

Mew Choo beats world champ to reach quarter-finals (pic)

Image
WONG Mew Choo provided the biggest thrill for Malaysia in third round action of the World Championships at the Putra Stadium in Bukit Jalil yesterday. She defied overwhelming odds to become the first Malaysian woman to reach the singles quarter-finals of the championships. And for a player who needed jabs to ease the pain on her knee, Mew Choo...

Chong Wei says it’s chief coach’s fault after defeat by Sony (pic)

Image
NATIONAL number one Lee Chong Wei served a double dose of shock for Malaysian badminton last night. He suffered a whitewash by Indonesian Sony Dwi Kuncoro in the third round of the World Championships at the Putra Stadium in Bukit Jalil, losing the match 11-21, 9-21. And after the defeat, he revealed a soured relationship with chief coach Yap...

Taufik at stadium to support team-mates

Image
AFTER getting over the shock of a second-round defeat by Indian Anup Sridhar, Indonesian star Taufik Hidayat (left) turned up at the Putra Stadium yesterday to lend support to his team-mates.Taufik becomes the cheer leader for his Indonesia teammates   He was in the spectators’ stands instead of the players’ area for the duration of the afternoon’s action. When...

Big shots Lee and Xie out of badminton worlds

An unusual day for the world badminton championships as Malaysia's golden hopeful Lee Chong Wei and world number two women's singles player Xie Xingfang were both shown the exit on Thursday.Second seed Lee Chong Wei lost to Sony Dwi Kuncoro of Indonesia 21-11, 21-9. Lee's exit made Malaysia's 30-year wait for world champs title almost in vain."My coach...

Roslin To Face Chen Jin In Second Round

KUALA LUMPUR, Aug 14 (Bernama) -- Nusa Mahsuri's player, Roslin Hashim goes into the second round of the men's singles after beating minnow Magnus Sahlberg of Sweden in the 16th World Badminton Championships held at Putra Stadium, here today. World number 26th, Roslin, trained by Rashid Sidek since a year ago, beat the Swede 21-17, 21-9 in...

Eyes for Chong Wei (pic)

Image
Reports by RAJES PAUL and LIM TEIK GUATPictures by S.S. KANESAN and GLENN GUANVETERAN Mohd Roslin Hashim survived a scare to reach the second round of the men’s singles event in the World Championships but Malaysia’s focus was not on him at the Putra Stadium in Bukit Jalil yesterday.Focused: Malaysia’s Mohd Roslin Hashim goes for a return during his...

Stay connected

5,662FansLike
242FollowersFollow
21,792FollowersFollow
4,991SubscribersSubscribe

Latest article

Jan Jorgensen is set to play Iskandar Zulkarnain in the 2018 Swiss Open second round. (photo: Iskandar Zulkarnain's Facebook)

Jan Jorgensen beats Lee Zii Jia to play Iskandar Zulkarnain in Swiss Open second...

Basel: After rested for nearly eight months due to a recurring heel injury, the World No. 155 men's singles player Jan O. Jorgensen eased...
Lee Chong Wei turns down offer from a bookie.

Lee Chong Wei rejects offer from bookmaker

Kuala Lumpur: In a shocking revelation, the World No. 2 men's singles player Lee Chong Wei has disclosed that he had turned down an...
Lee Chong Wei could set up dream battle against Lin Dan in the 2018 All England quarter-final.

All England: Lee Chong Wei and Lin Dan in the same half of the...

Kuala Lumpur: No. 2 seed Lee Chong Wei was handed a testing All England draw on Tuesday, with Lin Dan in his half. Lee, who...