Palembang: On Tuesday, Malaysian mixed doubles pair Tan Aik Quan-Lai Pei Jing crushed their Indonesian opponent Supriadi Tedi-Mychelle Crhystine Bandaso 21-10, 21-11 in the opening round of the 2014 Indonesian Masters. They will play Lukhi Apri Nugroho-Masita Mahmudin of Indonesia on Thursday.
After series of poor performances this year, Indonesian Masters GP presented the best chance for Daren Liew to rejuvenate his career. He will play Rajid Patriawan of Indonesia on Wednesday. Barring any upset, he will most likely to take on Indonesian Fikri Ihsandi Hadmadi or compatriot Chong Yee Han in the second round.
Other Malaysian singles shuttlers participating in the tournament are Zulfadli, Soo Teck Zhi, Soong Joo Ven, Tan Kian Meng, Zulhelmi Zulkiffli, Nur Mohd Azriyn Ayub, Lim Zhen Ting, Chan Kwong Beng, and Mohd Arif Abdul Latif.
Here are the Day 1 results for Malaysian shuttlers:
Saputra Alvindo (Indonesia) bt Lee Jian Yi (Malaysia) 21-15 21-16
Niovin Ermansyah (Indonesia) bt Tan Li Bin (Malaysia) 21-13 21-19
Lee Jian Yi-Lim Zhen Ting (Malaysia) bt Hilkiya Rumengan-Hiski Rumengan (Indonesia) 21-11 21-18
Lee Jian Yi-Lim Zhen Ting (Malaysia) bt Danang Haryandika-Gunardi Ivan (Indonesia) 21-16 18-21 21-16
Ong Jian Guo-Lee Meng Yean (Malaysia) bt Achmad Rivai-Aris Budiharti (Indonesia) 21-11 21-14
Alfian Eko Prasetya-Annisa Saufika (Indonesia) bt Wong Fai Yin-Chow Mei Kuan (Malaysia) 21-17 21-12
Tan Aik Quan-Lai Pei Jing (Malaysia) bt Supriadi Tedi-Mychelle Crhystine Bandaso (Indonesia) 21-10 21-11