KUALA LUMPUR: The son of former Malaysia coach, Misbun Sidek – Misbun Ramdan Misbun won his firt international title of 2014 Adrian Dziolko of Poland 15-21, 21-18, 21-16 in the final of the Romanian International at Timisoara.
Including this, Misbun Ramdan Misbun had won 5 international title after he left Badminton Association of Malaysia (BAM) last January.
Ramdan is now ranked number 48 on the BWF ranking, and he participate in the one of the five independent players invited to compete in the Thomas Cup Finals selection trial soon. Ramdan was able to enter the main draw of the All-England 2014 before defeated by Chou Tien-chen 15-21, 10-21 to of Taiwan in the first round.
Others that will compete in the Thomas Cup Finals trials are former world junior champion Zulfadli Zulkiffli (independent player), Mohd Arif Abdul Latif (independent player), Chan Kwong Beng (independent player), Tan Chun Seang (independent player), Iskandar Zulkarnain Zainuddin (BAM players) and Goh Soon Huat (BAM players).
BAM will only one shuttler from these players to be part of the singles cast. Lee Chong Wei, Chong Wei Feng (14th) and Liew Daren (40th) are already included in the Malaysia team. The Finals will be held in New Delhi from May 18-25.